Notebooks, 1951-1959 (Paperback)

By Albert Camus, Ryan Bloom (Translator)
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The first two volumes of his Notebooks began as simple instruments of his work; this final volume, recorded over the last nine years of his life, take on the characteristics of a more personal diary. Fearing that his memory was beginning to fail him, Camus noted here his reactions to the polemics stirred by The Rebel, his feelings about the Algerian War, his sojourns in Greece and Italy, thinly veiled observations on his wife and lovers, heartaches over his family, and anxiety over the Nobel Prize that he was awarded in 1957.

About the Author


Albert Camuswas born in Algeria in 1913. During World War II, he joined the Resistance movement in Paris, then became editor-in-chief of the newspaper Combat during the Liberation. A novelist, playwright, and essayist, he is most famous for his novels The Stranger and The Plague. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957.

Ryan B. Bloom (Oakland, CA) is an engineering manager for Covalent Technologies, and lead developer of Apache 2.0. He has been active in Apache 2.0 development since 1998, when it first began, and he is currently Vice President of the Apache Portable Run-Time project for the Apache Software Foundation.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781566638500
ISBN-10: 156663850X
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee Publisher
Publication Date: October 16th, 2010
Pages: 264
Language: English