Reader's Den: The Stranger, Part 3
Is life absurd and meaningless?
At the end of the novel, content and sure of himself, Meursault accepts his death. Author Aaron Gwyn writes about reading Camus'sThe Stranger as a teenager and how relatable he found it at npr.org. How did The Stranger affect you?
For further reading on the French-Algerian relationship, nihilism in fiction, and other themes found in The Stranger, try these titles:
On the French-Algerian War, 1954-1962
Nihilism in Fiction
Awakening Conciousness in Fiction
Uncertain Judgement in Fiction
Take a look back at Part 1 and Part 2 of the discussion The Stranger and continue the conversation at any time. And, join us in February for the continuation of our hero/anti-hero theme in the Reader’s Den with Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey.