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The Fall - Justin O'Brien, Albert Camus
The Fall
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Elegantly styled, Camus' profoundly disturbing novel of a Parisian lawyer's confessions is a searing study of modern amorality.
Elegantly styled, Camus' profoundly disturbing novel of a Parisian lawyer's confessions is a searing study of modern amorality.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679720225 (0679720227)
ASIN: 679720227
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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Mommy, am I cult?
Mommy, am I cult? rated it
2.0 The Fall
The ramblings of an asshole, whose every act of generosity stems from validation, turned into philosopher.
Moje książki
Moje książki rated it
4.0 Upadek
Wreszcie sięgnąłem po powieść Camusa - Upadek. Jedna z najważniejszych książek XX wieku, wymienia ją się jako jedną z podstawowych lektur muru egzystencjalizmu. Rzeczywiście książka rewelacyjna. Wczytując się w monolog Clemence mimo chodem skłaniamy się do refleksji nad własnym życiem, jego absurdal...
A Cruel Man Delighting in Flowers
A Cruel Man Delighting in Flowers rated it
5.0 Clamence: the Insider ... and the Fall
In any case, I only like confessions nowadays, and the authors of confessions write chiefly in order not to confess, saying nothing of what they know. When they pretend to be owning up, that’s the moment to beware: they’re putting make-up on the corpse. As far as his prose-fiction output goes, Cam...
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it
4.0
Rating: 4* of fiveThe Book Report: Told as a long monologue stretched over several days, Jean-Baptiste Clamence reviews the very great highs of his life as a respected criminal attorney, and the very great lows of his life as a libertine without a discernible conscience or moral compass. He narrates...
Zabraniam ci tego czytać!
Zabraniam ci tego czytać! rated it
2.0 The Fall
In my opinion it is too self-concentrated. Some parts are too ridiculous. And the idea of confession was constructed in boring and artificial way.
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