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An Excerpt from "The Stranger" by Albert Camus

The very end of Albert Camus’s novel L’etranger (The Stranger).

From the back cover:
“Through this story of an ordinary man who unwittingly gets drawn into a senseless murder on a sundrenched Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed ‘the nakedness of man faced with the absurd.'” 41 more words

Kamel Daoud, Meursault, contre-enquête

J’étais extrêmement curieuse a propos de ce livre a cause de sa connexion avec L’étranger d’Albert Camus. Comme je n’avais pas lu ce livre et que je le connaissais que par ouï-dire, il a bien fallu que je commence par là. 883 more words

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L'etranger (The Stranger) - Albert Camus

A well-written book by Albert Camus. It is about the perception of life, guilt, judgement, and God. It explores the philosophy of existentialism. The protaganist is a carefree, aloof, and seldom animated young man who is under trial for the murder of an Arab man, whom he unintentionally killed with a revolver. 544 more words

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Book Review: L'Etranger (The Outsider) by Albert Camus

This review has been a long time coming. Quite some time ago I wrote a comprehensive summary of L’Etranger. However, these two posts deliberately avoided analysis or criticism as I thought I would save that for later. 2,270 more words


Where I stand 03/03/16

There has always seemed to me to have been an astounding misrepresentation of Camus’s L’Etranger on both sides of the argument.  Conor Cruise O’Brien’s argument that, in line with that those of Henri Kréa and Pierre Nora’s, Camus through Meursault was nothing more than fulfilling the ‘genocidal’ (Nora) ‘and puerile dream of the “poor white” that Camus never ceased to be’ (Kréa) is both classist and racist on it own terms.  271 more words

Where I Stand

Camus s'invite à l'Arlequin

Il y a quelques semaines, lorsque la rédaction du Bouchon Mag s’est réunie dans un lieu tenu secret afin d’élaborer son plan pour conquérir Liège (et accessoirement préparer son agenda des évènements à couvrir), mes deux supérieurs hiérarchiques ont proposé de faire un article sur une représentation de… 763 more words


L'étranger: Short Review

L’étranger (The Stranger) is a novel published in 1942 by Nobel Price winner Albert Camus.

I never got around it when I was in high school (I studied  299 more words