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Published by Fontana in London .
Written in English


  • Camus, Albert, 1913-1960,
  • Authors, French -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Authors, Algerian -- 20th century -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesModern masters
LC ClassificationsPQ2605.A3734 Z7226
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p.
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4369363M
ISBN 100002111470
LC Control Number78520242

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  Albert Camus, who was born in Algeria, where La Peste is set, and died in , a while being driven to his Provençal home by his publisher, Michel .   To write the book, Camus immersed himself in the history of plagues. He read about the Black Death that killed an estimated 50 million people in Europe in the 14th century, the Italian plague of.   Second, the idea of a fascist allegory loses sight of Camus’ most daring choice, which was not to write a book about the Nazis. Barthes, Sartre, De . Albert Camus () was an Algerian-born French author, philosopher, and journalist. He is generally considered one of the fathers of Existentialism along with Jean-Paul Sartre (though Camus is famously quoted as saying "I am not an Existentialist").

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