"Greg set off on one of his speeches about Proust"

Marcel Proust was a French writer best known for his seven-volume novel In Search of Lost Time, which he wrote over the course of thirteen years between 1909 and his death in 1922.  Although often cited as one of the greatest novels ever written, it is a long and laborious read, and it is perhaps unlikely that Greg has read it in its entirety.

In Search of Lost Time on Book Drum