Publish date: 1989-03-13
Publisher: Vintage International
Pages no: 123
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Read For School
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
, French Literature
What I have read in fact is a translation by Stuart Gilbert, and I don't feel that anything perceptible was lost in translation. You have to read this book very carefully to get Camus' point. It perpetuates a certain motif of existential philosophy that many readers may not be familiar with and, th...
Here's the thing, I remember that somewhere, for some class, I was supposed to read this. And because it was at one of those times that I had to read a book a week for more than one class that this one got left by the wayside and I managed to get around talking about Camus, mainly because I'd read t...
an unusual and yet fascinating plot. this book did blow me away; the writing style was exceptional and i could relate, at times, with the main character's feelings. brilliant novel.
-Huh. So... She died. I'll just have to bury her.-Tissue?-Nah, I'm good.Well, it wasn't quite like that. But it has the essence of his reaction. And of the book. Anyway, this is the guy that everyone ended up hating. He didn't (actually, couldn't) show any emotion. Love, hate, regret. Nothing. I mea...
This was notionally a re-read, having read it (kinda sorta) in the original French and subsequently in the 1982 Joseph Laredo Penguin Modern Classics translation (titled The Outsider in that edition) as a 17 year-old French 'A' Level student.As 16 years have elapsed since then if I'm honest I could ...
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