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One of his early novels, the basic premise is simple and revolves around a simple question as to whether we can die happy. The question is explored in detail as Camus manages to weave a brilliant narrative which showcases his absurdism theory. The story revolves around a murderer who manages to escape from the clutches of the law and yet continues to lead a fulfilled life till the end. This book forces you to confront some key questions like happiness and morality.
What makes this book stand out?
Camus’ wonderful narrative which makes this book engrossing to read
Read it for
it is certainly Camus at his very best which is why this book is tagged as Albert Camus best books
Don't read it for
if you are not into philosophy you would want to give this a miss