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The Stranger

by Albert Camus 

Review of The Stranger by Albert Camus

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         Another book done on the top 50 list.  This book is increadibly short and I read most of it on a short flight.  The story was very engaging and Camus manages to make the character of Mersault one who you can empathise with despite his wrong-doing.  I very much enjoyed the novel and the questions it raises.  I actually gasped out loud when the sentence was read out in the court room! I would award this book a 7.5 out of 10.

The Stranger by Albert Camus was reviewed by 30before30

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         I read this book for  the first time when I was 15 years old (in it's original language), I hated it back then. I read it again at the age of 17 (in english)  and I just loved it, the ideas in this books, the characters etc.. Meursault is a very interesting character.

       The last pages of The Stranger are probably the best lines I have ever read.

The Stranger by Albert Camus was reviewed by Stranger

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         This book is truely something unique. Never have I been so appauld by a book and yet so completely in love with it. This book will have you on the edge of your seat in the last few chapters. I must say its a bit slow in the beggining and middle but the riveting court scene dramas, attention to the smallest detail, enlightening philosophising by albert and his bold, realistic discriptions of algeria will really make you reflect like never have before and it will keep you wanting more. The book is not long at all and I would recommend that everyone read it and I guarantee it will change your take on just about everything.

The Stranger by Albert Camus was reviewed by Alex

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       I first read this book when I was in high school , and now almost 30 years later it is still the seminal book for me. THe nuances and layers that Camus achieves are humorous and disturbing and sad.

       'Mother died today. Or maybe yesterday; I can't be sure'. And so begins the story of Patrice Mersault anf your adventure into, IMHO, the quintessential existential novel.

The Stranger by Albert Camus was reviewed by J.H. Robbins

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