Penguin, 1998 - English fiction - 296 pages
Cut off from the rest of the world, living in fear, they each respond in their own way to the grim challenge of the deadly bacillus. Among them is Dr.Rieux, a humanitarian and healer, and it is through his eyes that we witness the devastating course of the epidemic. Written in 1947, just after the Nazi occupation of France, Camu's magnificent novel is also a story of courage and determination against the arbitrariness and seeming absurdity of human existence.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - charlie68 - LibraryThing
I found the stories good (The Plague, The Fall and the short stories). The Myth of Sisophus tough, and the Reflections on the Gillotine interesting. Read full review
THE PLAGUEUser Review - Kirkus
By the Frenchman who, with Sartre, shares a leading position in European literature, this is a work of considerable significance and stature, distinguished by its clarity, its composure, and above all ... Read full review