Cover of The Plague.

The Plague

author: Albert Camus (1947)
date read: 2010-11-01
pages: 308
rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

The curious mood of The Plague is easy to recall even years after reading it. It’s got a curious sense of detachment and numbness that I enjoyed reading, as much as I hate symbolic storytelling normally. I’m still a bit annoyed by the plain moralistic nonsense, though.

Further Reading

Looking to get more depressed? The Trial has you covered. Otherwise, Blindness is often paired with this one, due to the similar theme and philosophical approach.

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