Marcel Proust was a French #novelist, the pioneer of the stream of consciousness#literature, and one of the greatest writers. His best known works is In Search of Lost Time, a #novel in seven volumes which is the longest novel in the world. Proust extensive used the stream of consciousness techniques in this works. One of the volumes of In Search of Lost Time, Swann's Way, was considered as a good choice for the reader who are reading for the first time. The novels, In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower, was awarded the Prix Goncourt in 1919.