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The Plague
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"Its relevance lashes you across the face." —Stephen Metcalf, The Los Angeles Times • "A redemptive book, one that wills the reader to believe, even in a time of despair." —Roger Lowenstein, The Washington Post A haunting tale of human resilience and hope in the face of unrelieved horror, Albert Camus' iconic novel about an epidemic ravaging the people of a North African coastal town is a classic of twentieth-century literature. The 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 timeless story of bravery and determination against the precariousness of human existence.
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9780307827807
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Albert Camus. (2012). The Plague. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Albert Camus. 2012. The Plague. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Albert Camus, The Plague. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2012.

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