The Stranger (Camus)

Albert Camus, Mathew Ward

no desAlbert Camus’s spare, laconic masterpiece about a Frenchman who murders an Arab in Algeria is famous for having diagnosed, with a clarity almost scientific, that condition of reckless alienation and spiritual exhaustion that characterized so much of twentieth-century life.

Possessing both the force of a parable and the excitement of a perfectly executed thriller, The Stranger is the work of one of the most engaged and intellectually alert writers of the past century. cription yet..

status Copy #1 (6497): in
genre Literature and Fiction » Crusty Classics
publisher Vintage Books
publish date 1946
popularity checked out 8 time(s)

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