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The Fall by Albert Camus

The Fall (1956)

by Albert Camus

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  trilliams | May 30, 2015 |
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  e-b | Mar 11, 2015 |
I found that in this book Camus explores the edges of existentialism. somewhat similar in what he did in the stranger, same sort of main character, expect this time the character feels some remose. he looks back on his life and feels regart ( )
  michaelbartley | Dec 13, 2014 |
This is an extraordinary novella. It takes a similar form to Mohsin Hamid's "The reluctant fundamentalist" (though of course Camus came first) - an extended monologue in which a man tells his life story to a stranger, and it addresses deep questions of philosophy, religion, atheism, judgment and morality.
One odd thing is that the new Penguin Classics edition has a number of footnote numbers but there are no notes corresponding to these. ( )
  bodachliath | Nov 4, 2014 |
Disturbing, astute, disagreeable, and witty. It wasn't an "enjoyable" read for me, but overall, a great book. ( )
  AaronKappel | May 22, 2014 |
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Albert Camusprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Buss, RobinTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Maclaine Pont, AnneTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
O'Brien, JustinTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Some were dreadfully insulted, and quite seriously, to have held up as a model such an immoral character as A Hero of Our Time; others shrewdly noticed that the author had portrayed himself and his acquaintances...A Hero of Our Time, gentlemen, is in fact a portrait but not of an individual; it is the aggregate of the vices of our whole generation intheir fullest expression. LERMONTOV
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Elegantly styled, Camus' profoundly disturbing novel of a Parisian lawyer's confessions is a searing study of modern amorality.

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

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