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The Plague

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The Algerian city of Oran is set upon by plague and sealed off from the rest of the world, its citizens imprisoned not only with the disease but also with each other. Or are they? By the novel's end, every character is profoundly changed by the necessities of survival... and the reader may be as well.
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Publisher Comments:

A new translation, by Robin Buss, of Camus' second most popular book after "The Outsider".

Synopsis:

During the 1940s a plague descends on the Algerian town of Oran. This plague brings its terror, while also inspiring a courageous resistance. This is a tale of natural calamity: a slaughter as absurd as the habits it supersedes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141185132
Author:
CAMUS, ALBERT
Editor:
JUDT, TONY
Author:
Camus, Albert
Translator:
BUSS, ROBIN
Publisher:
Penguin Group(CA)
Location:
N
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
NEW ED
Series:
PENGUIN MODERN CLASSICS
Publication Date:
20021205
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
198 x 128 in.

Related Subjects

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

The Plague
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Product details 256 pages Penguin Group(CA) - English 9780141185132 Reviews:
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The Algerian city of Oran is set upon by plague and sealed off from the rest of the world, its citizens imprisoned not only with the disease but also with each other. Or are they? By the novel's end, every character is profoundly changed by the necessities of survival... and the reader may be as well.

"Synopsis" by , During the 1940s a plague descends on the Algerian town of Oran. This plague brings its terror, while also inspiring a courageous resistance. This is a tale of natural calamity: a slaughter as absurd as the habits it supersedes.
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