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The stranger

Author: Albert Camus
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1993.
Series: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 139.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Everyman's library edition]View all editions and formats
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A young Algerian, Meursault, afflicted with a sort of aimless inertia, becomes embroiled in the petty intrigues of a local pimp and, somewhat inexplicably, ends up killing a man. His trial is a proceeding of absurd and incidental trivialities which yeild a ridiculous and inevitable outcome.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Camus
ISBN: 0679420266 9780679420262
OCLC Number: 1005465984
Awards: Author was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957.
Description: 117 pages
Series Title: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 139.
Other Titles: Étranger.
Responsibility: Albert Camus ; translated from the French by Matthew Ward.

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A young Algerian, Meursault, afflicted with a sort of aimless inertia, becomes embroiled in the petty intrigues of a local pimp and, somewhat inexplicably, ends up killing a man. His trial is a proceeding of absurd and incidental trivialities which yeild a ridiculous and inevitable outcome.

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