The Stranger

Category: Book
By (author): Camus, Albert
Series: Vintage International
Subject:  FICTION / Classics
  FICTION / In Translation / French
  FICTION / Literary
Awards: Nobel Prize (1957) Winner
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Published: March 1989
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 8.00in x 5.20in x 0.50in
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From The Publisher*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.
Review Quote*"The Stranger is a strikingly modern text and Matthew Ward's translation will enable readers to appreciate why Camus's stoical anti-hero and ­devious narrator remains one of the key expressions of a postwar Western malaise, and one of the cleverest exponents of a literature of ambiguity."-from the Introduction by Peter Dunwoodie
Biographical NoteBorn in Algeria in 1913, Albert Camus published The Stranger–now one of the most widely read novels of this century–in 1942. Celebrated in intellectual circles, Camus was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. On January 4, 1960, he was killed in a car accident.