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He knows he has no business making assumptions about other people and their behaviors based solely on his own. To view it, click here. Meursault flatly states that he cannot do this because it is untrue and he’s not going to say something that isn’t true.

Sure, this novella exposes certain absurdities in our society. For the first few days she was at the home she cried a lot. Camus concludes that we must instead “entertain” both death and the absurd, while never agreeing to their terms.

Mostly they are revealed when he shoots a stranger – an Arab — after an altercation on the beach. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Indifference is a problem without a solution. For a third thing, he is willing to do whatever anyone suggests of him as long as it doesn’t cause himself any discomfort.

May 22, Ryan R rated it it was amazing Shelves: Albert kami stranac, in the depth of conscience, is not silently screaming for pardon or for revenge? What I found the stranwc interesting of these is “what truly defines humanity or makes someone human? Albret father, your mother, your sister, or your brother? Are you defending what Meursault did? What we do is not important, because we will all perish anyway.

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He lives his daily routine with indifference, unable to openly manifest even the simplest emotions. The kamj interesting part of the book to me was the very end, the conversation with the priest.


Da anni ho voglia di riprenderlo, la sua atmosfera e il suo umore mi tornano a galla — la recente lettura di Atti osceni in luogo pubblico mi ha finalmente spinto a farlo.

I don’t consider myself sranac enough to review this book because I won’t be doing justice to this book, at all. In time the slave surrendered to amnesia.

The book is simply written stranxc a rather quick read, but the depth Camus manages to convey through this simplicity is astounding. This seems perfectly reasonable to me.

What is whole point of our existence? As death spares neither the fool nor the wise, individual lives stand to have no inherent meaning.


View all comments. Personally for me, it is the worst kind of attitude that a person can attain. And that is the absurdness of life. Or, maybe, yesterday; I can’t be sure. I’m really quite at albrt here.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Does it mean we are living an inauthentic existence or we are living in some sort of simulation as some of modern physicists quite enthusiastically suggest? A short review because there are qlbert many other good reviews of this classic. Camus points out, however, that there is no more meaning in death than kmai is in life, and that it simply evades the problem yet again. I found the book short and mind-bending.

He could then go “free”.

Camus describes Meursault, the main character, only sparingly; and for the majority of the novel Meursault holds no real opinion about anything, and neither does anything even the death of his own mother effect him very much.

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It makes us ask the question “what is the point?

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He didn’t cry at his mom’s funeral, and he did things like drink coffee and smoke a cigarette. Is everything the same as everything else? Mersault is on the beach where he had been invited by his friend, the pimp, and sees one of the Albedt, brother to his friend’s ex-mistress. View all 15 comments.

Of semi-proletarian parents, early attached to intellectual circles of strongly revolutionary tendencies, with a deep interest in philosophy only chance prevented him from pursuing a university care Albert Camus was a representative of non-metropolitan French literature.

And look, yes, there is much to this — but this ends up being too easy. What is very interesting is that the priest cannot accept this as an answer. Ablert you know of another, please let me know… at least Writing about your favourite and the most influential single book of your life—not that that means anything—is a little like staring alhert the sun, the same sun here in an Australian suburb as that of an Algerian beach: Does it matter if we live or die? Kani was a stylist of great purity and intense concentration and rationality.