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Proust's Overcoat : The True Story of One Man's Passion for All Things Proust, Paperback / softback Book

Proust's Overcoat : The True Story of One Man's Passion for All Things Proust Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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The story of the overcoat began with a chance meeting - between an obsessive book collector, Jacques Guerin, and his physician, Dr Robert Proust, brother of the late writer.

Guerin immediately glimpsed the possibility of acquiring the novelist's personal effects, but it would be decades before he finally came to possess the relic he had most coveted: Proust's moth-eaten otter-lined overcoat...

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