“[The Plague is] of such importance to our time that to dismiss it would be to blaspheme against the human spirit.” –New York Times Book Review
“Extraordinary . . . There are things in [The Plague] which no reader will ever forget.” –The Spectator
“[The Fall is] an irresistibly brilliant examination of modern conscience.” –New York Times
“[The Fall is] uniquely Camus. Beneath its wit, elegance, and irony there is no lack of intelligence, troubled earnestness, and perhaps even the moral anguish of the true religieux.” –San Francisco Chronicle
“[The Fall], so spare and lucid (like the best of Gide), burning with wit (like pages from Voltaire), is a…monologue on the human condition.” –The Nation
With a new Introduction by David Bellos
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From the Trade Paperback edition.