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Albert Camus

Born in Algeria in 1913, Albert Camus published The Stranger-- now one of the most widely read novels of this century-- in 1942. Celebrated in intellectual circles, Camus was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. On January 4, 1960, he was killed in a car accident.

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Caligula and Three Other Plays
Written by Albert Camus
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 1962
$11.16/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-394-70207-0 (0-394-70207-7)

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Exile and the Kingdom
Written by Albert Camus
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 2007
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-27858-6 (0-307-27858-1)

From a variety of masterfully rendered perspectives, these six stories depict people at painful odds with the world around them. A wife can only surrender to a desert night by betraying her husband. An artist struggles to honor his own aspirations as well as society's expectations of him. A missionary brutally... Read more






The Fall
Written by Albert Camus
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 1991
$13.95/15.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-72022-5 (0-679-72022-7)

Elegantly styled, Camus' profoundly disturbing novel of a Parisian lawyer's confessions is a searing study of modern amorality. Read more






The First Man
Written by Albert Camus
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 1996
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-76816-6 (0-679-76816-5)

Camus tells the story of Jacques Cormery, a boy who lived a life much like his own. Camus summons up the sights, sounds and textures of a childhood circumscribed by poverty and a father's death yet redeemed by the austere beauty of Algeria and the boy's attachment to his nearly deaf-mute... Read more






Happy Death
Written by Albert Camus
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 1995
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-76400-7 (0-679-76400-3)

In his first novel, A Happy Death, written when he was in his early twenties and retrieved from his private papers following his death in I960, Albert Camus laid the foundation for The Stranger, focusing in both works on an Algerian clerk who kills a man in cold blood. But he... Read more






Lyrical and Critical Essays
Written by Albert Camus
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 1970
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-70852-2 (0-394-70852-0)

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The Myth of Sisyphus
Written by Albert Camus
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 1991
$14.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-73373-7 (0-679-73373-6)

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The Plague, The Fall, Exile and the Kingdom, and Selected Essays
Written by Albert Camus
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | August 2004
$25.00/28.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-4255-5 (1-4000-4255-0)

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

From one of the most brilliant and influential thinkers of the twentieth century–two novels, six short stories, and a pair of essays in a single volume. In both his essays and his fiction, Albert Camus (1913—1960) de-ployed his lyric eloquence in defense against despair, providing an affirmation of... Read more






The Plague
Written by Albert Camus
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 1991
$14.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-72021-8 (0-679-72021-9)

A haunting tale of human resilience in the face of unrelieved horror, Camus' novel about a bubonic plague ravaging the people of a North African coastal town is a classic of twentieth-century literature. Read more






The Rebel
Written by Albert Camus
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 1992
$14.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-73384-3 (0-679-73384-1)

By one of the most profoundly influential thinkers of our century, The Rebel is a classic essay on revolution. For Albert Camus, the urge to revolt is one of the "essential dimensions" of human nature, manifested in man's timeless Promethean struggle against the conditions of his existence, as well as the... Read more






Resistance, Rebellion, and Death
Written by Albert Camus
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 1995
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-76401-4 (0-679-76401-1)

In the speech he gave upon accepting the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957, Albert Camus said that a writer "cannot serve today those who make history; he must serve those who are subject to it." And in these twenty-three political essays, he demonstrates his commitment to history's victims, from the... Read more






The Stranger
Written by Albert Camus
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | February 1993
$19.95/23.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-42026-2 (0-679-42026-6)

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

Albert Camus’s spare, laconic masterpiece about a Frenchman who murders an Arab in Algeria is famous for having diagnosed, with a clarity almost scientific, that condition of reckless alienation and spiritual exhaustion that characterized so much of twentieth-century life.

Possessing both the force of a parable and the... Read more






The Stranger
Written by Albert Camus
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 1989
$12.95/(Canada) | 978-0-679-72020-1 (0-679-72020-0)

Through the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd." First published in 1946; now in a new translation by Matthew Ward. Read more





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