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The Stranger (Vintage International)
by Albert Camus
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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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Myth of Sisyphus: And Other Essays (Vintage International)
by Albert Camus
One of the most influential works of this century, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays is a crucial exposition of existentialist thought. Influenced by works such as Don Juan and the novels of Kafka, these essays begin with a meditation on suicide; the question of living or not living in a universe devoid of order or meaning. With...
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Categories: Philosophy
The Plague (Vintage International)
by Albert Camus
A haunting tale of human resilience in the face of unrelieved horror, Camus' novel about a bubonic plague ravaging the people of a North African coastal town is a classic of twentieth-century literature.
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Classic Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Fall (Vintage International)
by Albert Camus
Elegantly styled, Camus' profoundly disturbing novel of a Parisian lawyer's confessions is a searing study of modern amorality.
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt (Vintage International)
by Albert Camus
By one of the most profoundly influential thinkers of our century, The Rebel is a classic essay on revolution. For Albert Camus, the urge to revolt is one of the "essential dimensions" of human nature, manifested in man's timeless Promethean struggle against the conditions of his existence, as well as the popular uprisings against...
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Categories: Philosophy; Social Sciences
Lyrical and Critical Essays (Vintage International)
by Albert Camus
Edited by Philip Thody, translated by Ellen Conroy Kennedy.  "Here now, for the first time in a complete English translation, we have Camus' three little volumes of essays, plus a selection of his critical comments on literature and his own place in it. As might be expected, the main interest of these writings is that they illuminate...
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Categories: Unknown
Notebooks 1951-1959
by Albert Camus, Ryan Bloom
Withheld from publication in France for twenty-nine years after his death, and now in English for the first time, Camus's final journals give us our rawest and most intimate glimpse yet into one of the most important voices of French letters and twentieth-century literature. The first two volumes of his Notebooks began as simple...
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Categories: Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
Caligula and Three Other Plays (Vintage International)
by Albert Camus
Also includes  The Misunderstanding, State of Siege , and  The Just Assassins . Translated by Stuart Gilbert.
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Categories: Arts & Photography; Drama
Algerian Chronicles
by Albert Camus
More than 50 years after independence, Algerian Chronicles, with its prescient analysis of the dead end of terrorism, appears here in English for the first time. Published in France in 1958—the year the war caused the collapse of the Fourth French Republic—it is one of Albert Camus’ most political works: an exploration of his...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government
Happy Death (Vintage International)
by Albert Camus
In his first novel, A Happy Death, written when he was in his early twenties and retrieved from his private papers following his death in I960, Albert Camus laid the foundation for The Stranger, focusing in both works on an Algerian clerk who kills a man in cold blood. But he also revealed himself to an extent that he never would in his...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The First Man (Vintage International)
by Albert Camus
Camus tells the story of Jacques Cormery, a boy who lived a life much like his own. Camus summons up the sights, sounds and textures of a childhood circumscribed by poverty and a father's death yet redeemed by the austere beauty of Algeria and the boy's attachment to his nearly deaf-mute mother. Published thirty-five years after its...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Resistance, Rebellion, and Death: Essays (Vintage International)
by Albert Camus
In the speech he gave upon accepting the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957, Albert Camus said that a writer "cannot serve today those who make history; he must serve those who are subject to it." And in these twenty-three political essays, he demonstrates his commitment to history's victims, from the fallen maquis of the French...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
L'étranger (French Edition)
by Albert Camus
The Stranger or The Outsider (L’Étranger) is a novel by Albert Camus published in 1942. Its theme and outlook are often cited as examples of existentialism, though Camus did not consider himself an existentialist; in fact, its content explores various philosophical schools of thought, including (most prominently and specifically)...
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Categories: Unknown
Exile and the Kingdom (Vintage International)
by Albert Camus
These six stories, written at the height of Camus' artistic powers, all depict people at decisive, revelatory moments in their lives. Translated by Justin O'Brien.
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Categories: Classic Fiction
The Plague
by Albert Camus
The Plague (French: La Peste) is a novel by Albert Camus, published in 1947, that tells the story of a plague sweeping the French Algerian city of Oran. It asks a number of questions relating to the nature of destiny and the human condition. The characters in the book, ranging from doctors to vacationers to fugitives, all help to show...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
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