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The Outsider

Albert Camus , Sandra Smith (Author)

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • 144 Page / Published 2020-07-30
  • Category: Fiction , Modern & contemporary fiction
  • ISBN: 9780241458853
  • Language: English
  • Format: PB
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31.50 GEL

Albert Camus

Albert Camus was a representative of non-metropolitan French literature. His origin in Algeria and his experiences there in the thirties were dominating influences in his thought and work. The man and the....

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One of those books that marks a reader's life indelibly' William Boyd 'A compelling, dreamlike fable' Guardian In The Outsider, Camus explores the alienation of an individual who refuses to conform to social norms. Meursault, his anti-hero, will not lie. When his mother dies, he refuses to show his emotions simply to satisfy the expectations of others. And when he commits a random act of violence on a sun-drenched beach near Algiers, his lack of remorse compounds his guilt in the eyes of society and the law. Yet he is as much a victim as a criminal.