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By Conor Cruise O'Brien,Oliver Kamm

Conor Cruise O'Brien's penetrative analyzing of Albert Camus, Nobel laureate and writer of L'Étranger and La Peste, used to be initially released in 1970.

'O'Brien's Camus is great. whereas having been himself profoundly moved through Camus's paintings, he asks why scholars have so frequently misinterpreted him.' Marghanita Laski, The Times

'[Camus] monitors O'Brien's cultivated intelligence at its so much joyous pitch, and . . . demonstrates his particular serious expertise . . . [O'Brien] demonstrates that Camus used to be faraway from being an exemplar of the actually self sufficient highbrow and that his perception of "Mediterranean tradition" served to legitimise France's ownership of Algeria . . . O'Brien's prose has a candy rigour as he first explores Camus's feel of estrangement and unreality, after which locations his paintings inside of a social context.' Tom Paulin, Times Literary Supplement

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