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Book Information: Stranger, the

Stranger, the (1946) [Novel]
by Albert Camus Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (109 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Through the story, which is set in Camus's birthplace, Algerie francaise, of Meursault, a young ordinary Frenchman unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd."

Original title: L'étranger
Original languages: French


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics


  • Also published as "The Outsider".

Edition #1: Stranger, the

Stranger, the (1989)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Matthew Ward
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Manifested in:

Stranger, the (March 13, 1989)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 9780679720201
Dimensions: 5.2 x 7.8 x 0.4
Pages: 144

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