A happy death, Volume 865

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Vintage Books, Jun 12, 1973 - Fiction - 192 pages
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User Review  - Sadie Schultz - Goodreads

Sadie Schultz Miss Gardner English 12 21 October 2014 Introduction Title- A Happy Death. The title of this book is significant because the people who died in the book were not happy in the life they ... Read full review

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I struggle with Camus. He seems confused and sad, but determined to be happy without having to do any personal reflection or have an real relationships. So, of course it doesn't work. The Plague at ... Read full review

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About the author (1973)

Albert Camus was born in Algeria in 1913. He spent the early years of his life in North Africa, where he worked at various jobs--in a weather bureau, in an automobile supply firm, in a shipping company--to help pay for his courses at the University of Algiers. He went on to become a journalist, and from 1935 to 1938 he ran the Theatre de l'Equipe, a theatrical company that produced plays by Malraux, Gide, Synge, Dostoyevsky, and others. During World War II he was one of the leading writers of the French Resistance and editor of Combat, then an important underground newspaper. His fiction, including "The Stranger," "The Plague," "The Fall," and "Exile and the Kingdom"; his philosophical essays, "The Myth of Sisyphus" and "The Rebel"; and his plays have assured his preeminent position in modern letters. In 1957 Camus was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. On January 4, 1960, he was killed in a car accident.
Carol Cosman has translated works by Balzac and Simone de Beauvoir from the French as well as JeanPaul Sartre's biography of Flaubert.

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