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    The Stranger (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics) (Hardback) By (author) Albert Camus, By (author) Matthew Ward

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    DescriptionThrough the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd." First published in 1946; now in a new translation by Matthew Ward.


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    Title
    The Stranger
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Albert Camus, By (author) Matthew Ward
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 152
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780679420262
    ISBN 10: 0679420266
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: DSK
    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ADF
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 78
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
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    DC21: 843.914
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15720
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
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    DC22: 843/.914
    B&T Approval Code: A24244050
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    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    LC classification: PQ2605.A3734 E813 1993
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House USA Inc
    Publication date
    01 February 1997
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Born in Algeria in 1913, Albert Camus published "The Stranger"-now one of the most widely read novels of this century-in 1942. Celebrated in intellectual circles, Camus was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. On January 4, 1960, he was killed in a car accident.
    Review quote
    ""The Stranger" is a strikingly modern text and Matthew Ward's translation will enable readers to appreciate why Camus's stoical anti-hero and -devious narrator remains one of the key expressions of a postwar Western malaise, and one of the cleverest exponents of a literature of ambiguity." -from the Introduction by Peter Dunwoodie
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    Introduction by Peter Dunwoody; Translation by Matthew Ward