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For Albert Camus, The Stranger is an exploration into the meaning of life and if life has no meaning what is the purpose of morality. This review originally appeared on my blog; http: Quick reread before heading into The Meursault Investigation with one of my goodreads book groups!

Doesn’t brilliance make you think? Trivia About The Stranger. The writing was simplistic and I felt like the climax did the book strznac, but it wasn’t hard-hitting like I was expecting it to be. This strong presence of the philosophical elements can be one of the factors that led to the great success of this novel, this novel that is now so typically a complex absurd modernistic work.

Then, in the second half, there is more to become ztranac with. Apart from that, apathy, lethargy and indifference seem to be his key character traits. The way out of this absurdity must be found within the given straanac, in the revolt against said situation; that means revolt against death and against the passing of time.

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I’ve seen this before not long ago on the evening news every rape trial that has ever happened, in fact. I can see why so many people love this book with its philosophical questions, existentialism, nod to atheism, etc.

Lists with This Book. Nakon njegove smrti, dva Camusova djela izdana su posthumno. The prosecutor in this novel doesn’t even try to find meaning in the murder he is prosecuting, much less is anyone else really bothered by this lack sttranac meaning.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Meursault’s way of narrating his own story tells us a lot about his character. However, I realized This book had a lot of potential but fell flat to me. View all 5 comments. The prosecutor does contribute some to the overall notion of absurdism by attempting to create a monster out of our MC that doesn’t exist. So while I found the character a fine example of existentialism, the only truly absurd thing in the plot was the murder itself.

He doesn’t try to explain it with any real conviction stdanac questioned later, and no reason is provided by the author. It’s your only life. The Rebel is one of the greatest works of literature I have ever read, but The Stranger seems to float midway between essay and fiction.


Absurdism, as commonly defined by philosophers, refers xamus the csmus conflict between the human tendency to search for intrinsic meaning or value in life and the human incapability to find any in such chaotic and purposeless universe. He was cajus stylist of great purity and intense concentration and rationality.

Stranac by Albert Camus (3 star ratings)

It is this honesty that gets him executed in the end. Meursault learns of his mother’s death. All that said, there are so many people I respect who love this book.

Camus joined the resistance movement during the occupation and after the liberation was a columnist for the newspaper Combat. View all 18 comments.

I finally had my lightbulb moment, realized that this was the point, an I started this book, finally, understanding that it was an example of existentialist philosophy but knowing little else. I was 14 when my uncle gave me this book to read and I remember not being able to get past more than 20 pages.

The novel camks a first-person narrative that explores the events before and after this murder.