The Fall

By: Albert Camus
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Fall" by Albert Camus delves into existentialism through a journey of guilt, absurdity, and moral ambiguity within the framework of French literature. Set in Amsterdam, the novel follows the protagonist's intense self-reflection and the weight of guilt as he grapples with his actions and the consequences they entail. Camus explores themes of judgment and alienation, weaving a philosophical narrative that confronts the inherent absurdity of human existence. Through a series of confessions, the protagonist confronts his own responsibility and the angst that accompanies it, navigating the complexities of sin and authenticity. Camus delves deep into the philosophical underpinnings of existentialism, challenging readers to contemplate the nature of existence and the moral dilemmas that arise. "The Fall" is a profound exploration of human nature and the search for meaning in a world filled with uncertainty. With its emphasis on introspection and philosophical inquiry, the novel stands as a testament to Camus' mastery of existentialist thought and his contribution to the realm of literature and philosophy.

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Albert Camus

Albert Camus was a French philosopher, author, dramatist, journalist, international federalist, and political activist. He was 44 years old when he received the 1957 Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the second-youngest recipient in history. His works include The Stranger, The Plague, The Myth of Sisyphus, The Fall, and The Rebellion. Camus was born in Algeria during the French colonialism to pied-noir parents. He grew up in an impoverished district and later studied philosophy at the University of Algiers. He was in Paris when the Germans invaded France in 1940 as part of World War II. Camus attempted to flee but eventually joined the French Resistance, where he served as editor-in-chief of Combat, an illegal journal. Albert Camus was born on November 7, 1913, in a working-class suburb of Mondovi, French Algeria. His mother, Catherine Helene Camus, was French with Balearic Spanish descent. She was deaf and uneducated. He never met his father, Lucien Camus, a poor French agricultural worker who was killed in combat while serving with a Zouave regiment in October 1914, during WWI. Camus, his mother, and several relatives grew up in Algiers' Belcourt neighborhood without many basic material goods. Camus was a second-generation French resident of Algeria, a French territory from 1830 until 1962.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 64pages
  • ISBN-10: 936276797X
  • ISBN-13: 9789362767974
  • Item Weight: 83.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 4.03mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary