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El extranjero (Spanish Edition) - Albert Camus
El extranjero (Spanish Edition)
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Format: kindle
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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bossyfemme rated it
2.0 Stranger
Couldn't remember if I read this in one of my undergrad philosophy classes. I hadn't, but now I can say that I have. I'm sure so many people have written about how ~problematic~ this book is, so I won't repeat them. It felt to me like this book conflates existentialism with treating people as dispos...
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Carmilla Reads rated it
4.0 Everybody knows life isn't worth living
My first thought, while reading the short, simple, almost choppy, sentences of the earlier chapters, was that it must be a translation issue (it was originally written in French), and that surely a novelist as highly regarded as Albert Camus would write sophisticated, eloquent prose. However, by the...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.0 Anomic Outsiders: "The Stranger" by Albert Camus
As a dilettante translator I find this book fascinating, even though I don’t read French. Literary texts are sacred and you cannot alter them; translations on the other hand are a more or less faithful reflection of the original text, but can be altered, changed, or renewed. Did Proust write "Reme...
theguywhoreads rated it
4.5 A Man Detached From The Living That Is Rich In Writing
Detachment. Misunderstood. An outsider. The first time I read Albert Camus's The Outsider (also known as The Stranger for U.S. publication), I was recommended that this was his best work. With over a little 100 over pages, divided into two parts, this is a story of Meursault, a man that doesn't conn...
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4.5 Killing an Arab
When I was a lot younger one of my favourite bands was The Cure. I remember sitting in my lounge room with my friends with The Cures greatest hits ablum blaring out and as soon as the tape came to an end I would jump up, and immediately flick it over onto the otherside, and press play before my neig...
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