The Stranger

The Stranger

By (author) Albert Camus

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Through 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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  • Paperback | 123 pages
  • 129.54 x 200.66 x 12.7mm | 159g
  • 13 Mar 1989
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Vintage Books
  • New York
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0679720200
  • 9780679720201
  • 468

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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."

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" "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 "From the Hardcover edition."

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Through 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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