1 thought on “Childish Things”

  1. A (literally) wonderful collection of eight delicate stories exploring the inner worlds of children, originally published in France in 1918. All the children featured are rather privileged, smart, and cultured, but still the perceptions and thoughts and actions and interactions are so carefully and accurately evoked that they become universal. The children in the stories are all adolescents (12 – 15 yrs old) and so are experiencing some particularly difficult transitions – from becoming cons [...]

  2. This book had its moments their were areas I really enjoyed some that I felt I had no clue what was going on and then just odd areas.

  3. My friend Cathy Wald translated this book, which is said to be Marcel Proust's favorite. It captures the feeling and time of childhood like no other book I've read. Enjoy this gem!

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