Stranac by Albert Kami, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Author: Nir Tojagis
Country: Guadeloupe
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Spiritual
Published (Last): 4 September 2011
Pages: 175
PDF File Size: 17.70 Mb
ePub File Size: 2.23 Mb
ISBN: 406-9-68597-809-5
Downloads: 95874
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Zologal

He’s the victim of the dangers of monochromatic thinking in a world painted in every hue, common or not. Have you ever considered yourself a stranger to those around you? Defending Yourself You would normally expect the defendant to assert their innocence or plead not guilty in the criminal justice system cue Law and If You Exist “The Stranger” dramatises the issues at the heart of existentialism. View all 5 comments. View all 35 comments. Hitler was mad as hell, all the German soldiers were just indifferent.

Should the negative destroy the positive? The pulse of New World history is the racing pulse beat of fear, the tiring cycles of stupidity and greed…. Fighting death is the most hopeless of causes so don’t even bother wasting the effort; similarly, he knows that crying over his mother’s death won’t bring her back. En ambos casos, el veredicto es la condena a muerte. Meursault’s initial musings at the very beginning of the story are the groundwork of the plot, as his indifference at his mother’s funeral baffles everyone present there.

Too late, the death knell rings and at the last moment he expresses emotion. He wrote it betweenbut it was not published until the Spring of in occupied Paris. According to Camus, there is ever going conflict between inclination of human beings to seek inherent meaning and value in life and the ever present inability of us to find any.

Beni Said Beach from skyscrapercity. For the last thirty years I have studiously avoided reading this book.

  LLMC 1976 PDF

Stranac : Srpske Knjige

Meursault is a modest employee of French extraction who lives in Algiers. We ‘add’ meaning to “what is”. But that was because she wasn’t used to it. Later I was told that this book was a story about something much like the Azaria Chamberlain case. Rather, alberf suggestion is to read and reread this slim novel as carefully and attentively as possible. What bothered him was that he “still had sexual feelings for her. Alebrt, Camus makes a point. I love hyperboles and understatement and metaphors because they allow for elasticity of interpretation.

May 22, Ryan R rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mariam Mansuryan I think you are misinterpreting the book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It accepts it all.

Tras el acontecimiento, los dos protagonistas se descubren entes inhumanos en los ojos de quienes los rodean, uno en apariencia y progresivamente en todo su ser y el otro alberf su absoluta falta de deseos, sentimientos, moral, por su indiferencia absoluta ante los otros y la vida. The man and the times met: And I as well, I too felt ready to start life all over again.

This ends up getting him in trouble – that, and not being able to understand basic neurotypical emotions.


The story’s protagonist Meursault is an indifferent French Algerian, who hardly partakes of the traditional Mediterranean culture. And he has no sense of the future, no sense of right alnert wrong, and no sense of human feelings – especially any feelings that are not his own.

He is also in the position in which the death-journey of a The novel begins with the words: We live because we do. It’s like a calling card. A pensarci bene, non ero infelice. Meursault, devoid of ordinary sentiments, is tried before trial on account of a bizarre murder. Both options require the defendant to take a positive step, only they differ in degree. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


I realized then that a man who had lived only one day could easily live for a hundred years in prison. It also seems strange that the murder is not the primary discussion, but the actions of relations leading up to it. For instance, Meursault works.

There is an amazing amount of meaning and content packed into its pages. But in the real world, indifference is what destroys this planet. The narrator is well aware of the absurdness of life and his acts are in accordance to the same. To the priest the prisoner who is facing death is — by necessity — someone who alberrt interested in God. Preview — The Stranger by Albert Camus. His very pessimistic and rather narrow way of looking at life and death rather pissed me off.

I read this in high school and have now re-read it in preparation for The Meursault Investigation. And strnaac bad is the society that it thinks …more I think you are misinterpreting the book. These two passages say it all: This was not before he stopped his friend from doing the same thing earlier. The Priest who comes to him at the end is actually quite certain that he will be freed.

The same issues are probably at the heart of life, whether or not you believe in a god.