The Guermantes Way In Search of Lost Time 3, by Marcel Proust

‘Marcel’s family move next door to the Paris residence of the Duke and Duchess of Guermantes and Marcel becomes obsessed with getting acquainted. He spends weeks at a military academy with their cousin, Robert Saint-Loup whom he had met at Balbec. Eventually Marcel is accepted into the magic circle of the Guermantes and the Faubourg St. Germain.