Plague, The

Albert Camus

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 30th Jul '20

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Description

‘A story for our, and all, times’ Guardian The Plague is Albert Camus’s world-renowned fable of fear and courageThe townspeople of Oran are in the grip of a deadly plague, which condemns its victims to a swift and horrifying death. Fear, isolation and claustrophobia follow as they are forced into quarantine. Each person responds in their own way to the lethal disease: some resign themselves to fate, some seek blame, and a few, like Dr Rieux, resist the terror.An immediate triumph when it was published in 1947, The Plague is in part an allegory of France’s suffering under the Nazi occupation, and a story of bravery and determination against the precariousness of human existence.’A matchless fable of fear, courage and cowardice’ Independent’Magnificent’ The Times

Additional information

Weight 0.213 kg
Dimensions 21 × 111 × 181 mm
Page Count 368