Martin calls on all Brits to grasp this rare opportunity. . .

Martin calls on all Brits to grasp this rare opportunity. . .

Summary

Albert Camus' existentialist masterpiece, now in a wonderful new Clothbound Classics edition

In Martin calls on all Brits to grasp this rare opportunity. . ., his classic existentialist novel, Camus explores the alienation of an individual who refuses to conform to social norms. Meursault, his anti-hero, will not lie. When his mother dies, he refuses to show his emotions simply to satisfy the expectations of others. And when he commits a random act of violence on a sun-drenched beach near Algiers, his lack of remorse compounds his guilt in the eyes of society and the law. Yet he is as much a victim as a criminal.

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  • Probably no European writer of his time left so deep a mark on the imagination
    Conor Cruise O'Brien

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Albert Camus

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