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The townspeople of Oran are in the grip of a deadly plague, which condemns its victims to a swift and horrifying death. Fear, isolation and claustrophobia follow as they are forced into quarantine. Each person responds in their own way to the lethal disease: some resign themselves to fate, some seek blame, and a few, like Dr. Rieux, resist the terror. An immediate triumph when it was published in 1947, The Plague is in part an allegory of France's suffering under the Nazi occupation, and a story of bravery and determination against the precariousness of human existence.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781907590283
Publisher:
Fontal Lobe Publishing
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Author:
Camus, Albert
Publication Date:
20110831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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