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The Outsider

19 Ratings: 3.5
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4 reviews about The Outsider
Quick Tip by . December 22, 2010
Meursault is a clerk in Algiers, an intentionally non-descript young man with no particularly interesting traits, characteristics, skills or habits. Now considered to be mandatory reading for those interested in notions of existential or nihilist philosophy, Albert Camus' "The Outsider" or "L'√Čtranger" is the story of Meursault's life. Rather dark, bleak stuff but I think that's rather on purpose.
review by . May 23, 2010
Meursault is a clerk in Algiers, an intentionally non-descript young man with no particularly interesting traits, characteristics, skills or habits. Now considered to be mandatory reading for those interested in notions of existential or nihilist philosophy, Albert Camus' "The Outsider" or "L'Étranger" is the story of Meursault's life. Or perhaps it might be more precise to suggest that it is the tale of Meursault's indifference to and virtually complete lack of participation …
Quick Tip by . June 02, 2010
somewhat bleak story, but isn't that the point?
Quick Tip by . June 09, 2010
As a teen, this was my number one favorite book. I cried so hard at one part of the story. I read it later, much later, and it wasn't nearly as impactful as it was back then, but still an excellent book.
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