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The Plague by Albert Camus
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Apr 04, 12

bookshelves: memorable

While this did not have that mind ripping,devastating impact The Outsider had on me,this was by no chance any less impactful.However -the resonance it brings towards its climax was not as earth shattering as I had hoped it would be,given the fact that the same author wrote the final 4 pages of The Outsider.Camus here deals with the same themes-crisis of faith,struggle in the face of adversity,existentialist ruminations on the futility of such a struggle,a slew of unforgettable characters and a classic metaphor in the form of a plague.I would recommend this one first to someone new to Camus and then read The Outsider.
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