In all his works, Camus is generally good with analysis but poor in his conclusions.
Flat out, I find this book Camus' masterpiece and if all his other books were destroyed, this one alone would make him seem genius.... Why is this book so good?
He must either raise a defiant fist to the giants of power, or he must give way to these minds that are utterly without scruples.
The Rebel is Albert Camus's response to the idea that European leftists are obligated to follow the lead of the Soviet Union under Stalin. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Steven Davis
I feel like The Rebel turned out more academic than Camus originally had in mind. But The Rebel is also an important part of literary culture that self-consciously transcended the... Read morePublished 9 months ago by lbj is dead
Reading Albert Camus"The Rebel" is simply an intellectual thrill that will intrigue to think more of all the revolutions taking place now in the Middle East.Published 10 months ago by Eman Assa'd
This book is poetic and wondrous and haunting and harrowing. It is wonderfully written, even in translation - Camus deserved his Nobel prize unreservedly. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Pandion
I had to buy the book for school. One of the most expansive books I bought. Any one in school knows buying on amazon is the best even though books should be included in the class... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Christopher Hutton
The attacks made by the opportunistic and jealous Sartre and De Beauvoir on this honorable effort in modern day Phiosophie increased my sympathy for Camus and my endurance in... Read morePublished 16 months ago by huib vriesendorp
Difficult read at times, but well worth thr effort, rebellion will never entirely succeed, for once the revolution is won, the rebels become the establishment, power corrupts, and... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
I normally find history to be a complete bore. Camus on the other gives you a few selections of historical revolutions and offers a great philosophical analysis that may give you... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Joey
In The Rebel, Albert Camus, the master of existentialism, analyzed the spirit of rebellion from the French Revolution to the Russian Revolution. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Leonard Seet