The interval between possession and hell was short,” he says, “though I admit it was wonderful.
Proust is a world, and to return to him after an interval away is to discover and rediscover very different things each time.
In the interval, it's interesting to think about the question: why?
interval in·ter·val (ĭn'tər-vəl)
A space between two objects, points, or units.
The amount of time between two specified instants, events, or states.