The Stranger

Camus, Albert

Book - 1993
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Stranger
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When a young Algerian named Meursault kills a man, his subsequent imprisonment and trial are puzzling and absurd. The apparently amoral Meursault--who puts little stock in ideas like love and God--seems to be on trial less for his murderous actions, and more for what the authorities believe is his deficient character.

Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993
ISBN: 0679420266
9780679420262
Branch Call Number: FICTION CAMUS 1993
Characteristics: xxxvi, 117 p. ;,22 cm
Additional Contributors: Ward, Matthew 1950 or 1951-1990

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"The Stranger is both a brilliantly crafted story and an illustration of Camus' absurdist world view. The novel tells the story of an emotionally detached, amoral young man named Meursault. He does not cry at his mother's funeral, does not believe in God, and kills a man he barely knows with... Read More »

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