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There are many parts of The Plague that hold great promise for an interesting novel and even an interesting reflection on the philosophies and nature of man, however a lot of it gets lost in the pages upon pages of philosophical discourse that break up the actual characterizations and plot.
I still enjoyed the story but there were moments where it just got bogged down attempting to explai I'm at a bit of loss on how to discuss Camus, but I shall address his stories in the order that they appear. I still enjoyed the story but there were moments where it just got bogged down attempting to explain the philosophical to me rather than letting me experience it fully through the characters and plot of the book.
Similarly there is an interesting concept in The Fall, but again it often seems to get bogged down in itself, seeming going on for pages without introducing new concepts or advancing the plot. I think ultimately this is one of Camus' weaker works.
It strikes me as another example of why philosophers rarely make for good authors or novelists.
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It's often needlessly unclear and over repetitive. Exile and The Kingdom is a wonderful collection of extremely readable short stories.
Some of them are a bit hard to decipher in totality, but the message doesn't get lost in the shorter stories like it does in The Fall. Similar to my feelings on Hemingway, I think the short stories are really the best work of Camus.
The essays on Absurdism are quite interesting, though honestly the only parts I truly enjoyed and didn't find to be trying were the ones where Camus explains the absurd by reviewing the works of Dostoevsky and Kafka. Using literary classics as a way to explain his concepts was a good choice and really helped with overall understanding of Camus' beliefs.
Finally, Reflections on the Guillotine was probably the highlight of this collection, for me anyway. Camus leaves the heavy and trying language of philosophy to present an argument against capital punishment that appeals to reason and logic rather than a confusing collection of philosophical beliefs.Looking for books by Albert Camus?
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