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Do we live because everything makes sense? These people, his late mother’s aged fiance, the pimp, his angry boss, the girlfriend who loves him, the mistress who fights stfanac, the Arabs full of thoughts of revenge, the religious lawyer, are full of passion. Descubre el sin sentido, el absurdo.


Indifference is a problem without a solution. But just because of these known realities, should we throw away things that make sense? Apr 08, karen rated it really liked it Shelves: Does it matter if we live or die? Non si tratta forse di una reazione a catena prodotta dalla natura stessa, dal destino?

I’m really quite at odds here. The most interesting part of the book to me was the very end, the conversation with the priest. However, this is not a story of the condemners, but of the condemned.

Stranac : Srpske Knjige

Meursault’s thoughts on and dealings with the Christian Coalition were the funniest parts of the novel, I was cracking up reading them. And that is the absurdness of life. But after 30 years of avoiding reading this book I have finally relented kamii read it.

Jan 31, Lyn rated it really liked it. According to him, the only question worth asking is the great choice that whether life is worth living or not.

The Stranger by Albert Camus

All this time I had no ztranac what it was about. France is such a strsnac country now. This is a man not unsatisfied with life but feeling on the strana of it, moving through the world as he sees fit, and being denied life by men with a God-like arrogance for believing their word and opinions are firm law when really they are as meaningless and insignificant as any other creature.


She was used to it. But freedom or imprisonment, it’s all the same to him. I don’t consider myself worthy enough to review this book because I stramac be doing justice to this book, at all. The reader ends up filling this vacuum with their own prejudices and societal preconceptions, making the reader as involved in building the world as the author.

It’s smart, short, quick, and funny. Kill them long before they are even dead. The character of Meursault, and how this persona of his seals his fate have been some of the things that I’ve pondered on many times relating to the story.

Without having the unreasonable ambition to save men, we still want to serve them”. Also it raises the question of whether much of our emotion is created by ourselves or the expectations of others to exhibit certain emotions in a given sitatuion. I am learning French, starting this year, with the express intention of one day reading this book as the author wrote it. Poi sono tornato al lavoro. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Due to sensory overload – it was kam, the sun and the heat and the oppressiveness of the day was just too much for him.

Must murder have a meaning? Why is it so difficult for the staggering masses to extend the courtesy and minimal exertion of critical thinking to appreciate and be educated by a deviation from the norm?


The Stranger

He observes much and acts little. People do not perceive and interact with the world the same way, so why should they be expected to hear the same things, pick up on the same cues, follow the same logic of thought?

In high school friends one of them even became my ex-wife told me it was a great book about a man condemned to die because he was an outsider. But I never expected that it would be as grim and bleak as it was. Sure, we’ll all die. He had been regularly labeled with existentialism though not to his wish.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The others would all be condemned one day. Tras el acontecimiento, los dos protagonistas se descubren entes inhumanos en los ojos de quienes los rodean, uno en apariencia y progresivamente en todo su ser y el otro por su absoluta falta de deseos, sentimientos, moral, por su indiferencia absoluta ante los otros y la vida.

Meursault is not a bad character at all, he is just honest.

And just like the Oort can occasionally spit a chunk of sh! Camus points out, however, that there is no more meaning in death than there is in life, and that it simply evades the problem yet again. The heat was beginning to scorch my cheeks; beads of sweat were gathered in my eyebrows. Jun 28, Trevor rated it really liked it Shelves: Still, I had an idea he looked annoyed, and I said, without thinking: