The Stranger

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Vintage International, 1989 - Fiction - 123 pages
In the story of an ordinary man who unwittingly gets drawn into a senseless murder on a sun-drenched Algerian beach, Camus was exploring what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd". Now in a new American translation, the classic has been given new life for generations to come.

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This is an absurd story, which is written in a choppy matter of fact style. The author attempts to make jest at religion, justice, and life. He makes some points regarding the inevitability of death ... Read full review

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A Book You Can Finish In A Day I need to add an addendum to the category I assigned The Stranger to: But Not Fully Appreciate. Until the final chapter, this is a book whose first person narrator ... Read full review

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Born in Algeria in 1913, Albert Camus published The Stranger–now one of the most widely read novels of this century–in 1942. Celebrated in intellectual circles, Camus was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. On January 4, 1960, he was killed in a car accident.

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