One of the great writers of the 20th century, and one of its leading philosophers. If you haven't read Camus, this volume would be a good place to start, but you should really read... Read morePublished 3 days ago by D. Hammerbeck
I'm a college graduate and a retired teacher. Many academics have read Camus, and I had taken World Literature, but hadn't been introduced to him. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Nadene Goldfoot
I needed to read one of Camus' novels for class, but wanted to get a feel for his work in general, and this book contains the perfect balance. Read morePublished 17 months ago by AmyD
This anthology omits what is still perhaps the most popular of Camus' novels, 'The Stranger.' But it does include what to my mind is Camus' greatest fictional work by far 'The... Read morePublished on July 19, 2013 by Shalom Freedman
What separates "The Plague" from being just a novel is the way Camus has set a stage where humans act out our complex ways of either living with reality or elaborately... Read morePublished on April 13, 2013 by m_w_g
This is a superb edition of some of the most significant works by Camus.
It's not just excellent literature/philosophy; the book itself is a cool little typographical... Read more
All of the symbolism, moralizing and pontificating aside, The Plague was only slightly less boring to read than DeFoe's A Journal of the Plague Year which was painfully boring. Read morePublished on February 4, 2013 by anonymous2