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The Stranger
The Stranger
Author: Albert Camus
'The Stranger' is a short novel about an ordinary little man living quietly in Algiers. Life begins to stalk him quietly and slowly, but inexorably. The pace quickens until the little man commits a pointless murder -- and reaches its climax aftr his trial. 'Th Stranger' presents an indelible picture of a human being helpless in life's grip. Orig...  more »
ISBN: 119539
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 154
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Publisher: Vintage Books
Book Type: Paperback
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I read this because The Cure wrote a song "Killing an Arab" based on this novella. It was quick and interesting read. An absurd window into actions and consequences. Reads like a Wes Anderson movie(Rushmore, Royal Tenenbaums, Darjeeling Limited).