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He Was The Stranger

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Published by Harlequin Books .
Written in English


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  • Fiction

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Harlequin Romance

The Physical Object
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10691473M
ISBN 100373027540
ISBN 109780373027545

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First published in ; now in a new translation by Matthew Ward. Born in Algeria in , Albert Camus published The Stranger –now one of the most widely read novels of this century–in Celebrated in intellectual circles, Camus was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in /5(K). The Stranger, enigmatic first novel by Albert Camus, published in French as L’Étranger in It was published as The Outsider in England and as The Stranger in the United States. Plot summary. The title character of The Stranger is Meursault, a Frenchman who lives in Algiers (a pied-noir). The novel is famous for its first lines: “Mother died today. The Stranger is a novel with which Camus had his first success. It was influenced by Nietzsche and Sartre. The novel is showing us a meaningless and absurd life and how the humans drift apart from the world. Life is represented as a meaningless existence ruled by coincidences. The Stranger Summary. A shipping clerk living in French Algiers in the s, Meursault is a young, detached but ordinary man. The novel begins with Meursault receiving a telegram informing him of his mother's death. He attends the funeral, but surprises other attendees with his unusual calm and (once again) detachment.

The Stranger is a novel by Albert Camus that was first published in The Stranger () About book: Let me begin my review with a quote from Jean-Paul Sartre:“At first [Man] is afterward will he be something,and he himself will have made what he will be”One more quote,this time from Dostoevsky’s ‘Notes from the Underground’:“What Man does is not done by his wiling it, but is done of itself, by the laws of nature”‘The Stranger. Albert Camus THE STRANGER THE Stranger By ALBERT CAMUS Translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert VINTAGE BOOKS A Division of Random House NEW YORK 1.   The Stranger “was a book he found in himself, rather than writing a book about himself.” It was fiction that was in him, Kaplan writes, waiting to be discovered. It was fiction that was in him.

The Stranger 15 1 Season Series When a stranger makes a shocking claim about his wife, family man Adam Price becomes entangled in a mystery as he desperately searches for Of Seasons: 1. does not say, all he does not feel, all he does not do. The "simplicity" of the text is merely apparent and every­ where paradoxical. Camus acknowledged employing an "American method" in writing The Stranger, in the first half of the book in particular: the short, precise sentences; theFile Size: KB. After the first few months, Meursault 's "only thoughts were those of a prisoner." He thinks he would "have gotten used to it" if he'd been confined inside the trunk of a dead tree. He cites it as "one of Maman 's ideas after a while you could get used to anything." Meursault looks forward to his lawyer 's neckties just as, before prison, he looked forward to holding Marie.   One day the stranger arrived in Woodend. He become very type, well mannered and handsome, so humans gave him a room for a while. For the following couple of days the stranger .