Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust was a French novelist, critic and essayist best known for his "À la recherche du temps perdu". This monumental work was published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.
“People do not die for us immediately, but remain bathed in a sort of aura of life which bears no relation to true immortality but through which they continue to occupy our thoughts in the same way as when they were alive. It is as though they were traveling abroad.”
July 10, 1871 – November 18, 1922