Marcel Proust

French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel "A la recherche du temps perdu" ("In Search of Lost Time"; earlier translated as "Remembrance of Things Past"), published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest authors of all time.

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Body, Self

It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body.