The Plague

New York: Vintage Books, (1972).

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Softcover. First Vintage Books edition. Mass market paperback. Lightly age-toned pages, spine creased, very good. The classic novel of dignity and camaraderie in the face of a devastating epidemic. Basis for the 1992 film *La Peste* with William Hurt, Robert Duvall, and Raul Julia. Camus' subtle and compassionate convictions and philosophy earned him a Nobel Prize for Literature at the age of 43 – he was killed in an auto accident three years later. *Connolly 100*.

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ISBN: 0394712587

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The Plague. Albert CAMUS.

Albert Camus
birth name: Albert Camus
born: 11/7/1913
died: 1/4/1960
nationality: France

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French novelist, essayist, and playwright who addressed the isolation of the individual in an alien universe, the estrangement of the individual from himself, the problem of evil, and the inescapable finality of death, refelcting the anomie of the postwar intellectual. He received the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature.more