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User Review  - john257hopper - LibraryThing

I had similar feelings about this novel as I did to the previous Camus novel I read back in 2012, The Plague. Like that one, the events surrounding the life of the narrator have an otherworldly feel ... Read full review

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User Review  - AJBraithwaite - LibraryThing

I think I'm going to go with 'benign indifference' as my reaction to this book. The main character is a sociopath who lives in the moment and can only focus on his own needs. He is certainly not the 'ordinary man' that the Goodreads book blurb claims. Read full review

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User Review  - nx74defiant - LibraryThing

The flat unemotional reactions of Meursault the Autistic boy in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time I know that wasn't what Albert Camus intended. He never heard of the Autism spectrum ... Read full review

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User Review  - Spymer - LibraryThing

I heard to many great things about this book , so when i came across it i had to give it a try I didn't like it that much , it's divided into two parts . the first one was very boring and took me so ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

I read this book because it is set in Algeria but of course that is not an important part of the book especially because the book is about meaninglessness. It is a book of philosophy. Camus considered ... Read full review

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User Review  - mirikayla - LibraryThing

I don't think I can give this a rating yet, because I'm still trying to figure out how I felt about it. I simultaneously related with, pitied, and hated the protagonist. I found Meursault, the ... Read full review

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User Review  - jculkin - LibraryThing

I felt an eerie suspense reading this book as with no other. I felt sympathetic to the protagonist, and really was caught up in this slow haunting atmosphere. Very readable, but on the whole, more ... Read full review

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User Review  - Natalie_Walker - LibraryThing

I do not understand all of he fuss over this book. The writing was dry and the main character was apathetic and borderline sociopathic. I can read almost any genre and I found this book hard to get ... Read full review

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User Review  - Max-Tyrone - LibraryThing

My introduction to Camus was back in a philosophy class as we read "The Myth of Sisyphus", the essay in which Camus argues for Sisyphus's happiness in an absurd sentence. Interested in this thought, I ... Read full review

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User Review  - yougotamber - LibraryThing

Hard to read... not in the sense that it's a difficult book to understand but difficult to swallow. Depressing in a very bad way. Read full review


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