The Stranger (Paperback)

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By Albert Camus, Stuart Gilbert (Translator)
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Meursault attends his mother's funeral. A few days later, he kills an Arab man in French Algiers, who was involved in a conflict with a friend. Meursault is tried and sentenced to death. The story is divided into two parts, presenting Meursault's first-person narrative view before and after the murder, respectively.

In January 1955, Camus wrote: "I summarized The Stranger a long time ago, with a remark I admit was highly paradoxical: 'In our society any man who does not weep at his mother's funeral runs the risk of being sentenced to death.' I only meant that the hero of my book is condemned because he does not play the game."



Product Details
ISBN: 9781950330119
ISBN-10: 1950330117
Publisher: Ancient Wisdom Publications
Publication Date: March 13th, 2019
Pages: 98
Language: English