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The Stranger - Albert Camus, Matthew Ward
The Stranger
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Through the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd." First published in 1946; now in a new translation by Matthew Ward.
Through the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd." First published in 1946; now in a new translation by Matthew Ward.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679720201 (0679720200)
ASIN: 679720200
Publisher: Vintage International
Pages no: 123
Edition language: English
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Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
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...
Cygan
Cygan rated it
3.0 Ślepe serce
Przebijanie się przez kolejne myśli, słowa i relacje bohatera było jak brnięcie w mule. Cokolwiek robi, nie ma to dla niego żadnego znaczenia ani wartości. Życzyłby sobie, żeby tak samo nie miało to znaczenia także dla innych. - Lepsza praca dla mnie? Podróże? Ale po co? To co robię mi wystarcza. ...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
1.0 The Stranger: Or A man decides life is pointless, and I decide his story is as well
This book annoyed me so much, and I had such a difficult time placing my thoughts into words, that I haven't written a book review in two months. It just froze my process entirely. And if that's not a review in and of itself I'm not sure what is. First off, I should say that I read this book right...
Book Cupidity
Book Cupidity rated it
4.0 The Stranger by Albert Camus
For most of this book, I just wanted to get the guy a pair of sunglasses and one of those little fans you wear around your neck, and perhaps suggest that he stay indoors midday. He as a real problem with heat. He doesn't think very clearly when he's overheated. But then, I got serious and the end...
EricaO
EricaO rated it
0.0 The Stranger
I read this in French, beetches!It was really hard to trudge through but it really did make a whole lot more sense.
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