The Stranger

The Stranger

Based on the Novel by Albert Camus

Book - 2016
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The day his mother dies, Meursault notices that it is very hot on the bus that is taking him from Algiers to the retirement home where his mother lived; so hot that he falls asleep. Later, while waiting for the wake to begin, the harsh electric lights in the room make him extremely uncomfortable, so he gratefully accepts the coffee the caretaker offers him and smokes a cigarette. The same burning sun that so oppresses him during the funeral walk will once again blind the calm, reserved Meursault as he walks along a deserted beach a few days later--leading him to commit an irreparable act.
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2016
Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781681771359
1681771357
Branch Call Number: 741.5944 FERRAND
Characteristics: 131 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Smith, Sandra 1949-
Camus, Albert 1913-1960
Alternative Title: Stranger

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Sep 13, 2016

The background illustrations are more effective than the portraits. The dialogue and storytelling are okay. I'm not sure who this book would appeal to, a juvenile audience perhaps.

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