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Albert 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.
Translated by Matthew Ward
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing
I was rather taken aback by The Stranger by Albert Camus. I had heard that this book was a fine example of both existentialism coupled with absurdism and these terms had me convinced the book would be ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wanderlustlover - LibraryThing
Spring 2020; This is one of those weird ones, where because of my degree I know this is a wonderful (like 4.5 grading) example of existentialism, but on the Amanda Scale of what I like we're further ... Read full review