Fitting for the times we’re living, The Plague by Albert Camus (winner of the 1957 Nobel Prize in Literature before his untimely death in 1960 in a car accident) is a story that seems to mean more in our reality today, than it did when it was released nearly seventy years ago. Originally an allegory… Continue reading The Plague Written by Albert Camus Review by Andrew H. Kuharevicz (For the Beacon)
(Note: If you haven't read any books by the said writer, and you want to, it would be in your best interest not to read any further. The following short essay will do what they call, spoil many of the ideas and plots and endings of some of the said author's greatest works. In a… Continue reading Thinking About Books and Dead Writers, Issue One: An essay on the work of Albert Camus (Part 1)
From Albert Camus Face Book Page "On this day in 1960 Albert Camus was killed in a car crash outside Paris, at the age of forty-seven. The incomplete manuscript of The First Man, the autobiographical novel that Camus was working on at his death, was found in the mud at the accident site and published by his daughter… Continue reading Albert Camus, Just a Life.
“And for all his life it would be kindness and love that made him cry, never pain or persecution, which on the contrary only reinforced his spirit and his resolution.” Albert Camus, The First Man