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Looking For The Stranger

Author : Alice Kaplan
ISBN : 9780226241708
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A New York Times Notable Book. A literary exploration that is “surely destined to become the quintessential companion to Camus’s most enduring novel” (PopMatters). The Stranger is a rite of passage for readers around the world. Since its publication in France in 1942, Camus’s novel has been translated into sixty languages and sold more than six million copies. It’s the rare novel that’s as likely to be found in a teen’s backpack as in a graduate philosophy seminar. If the twentieth century produced a novel that could be called ubiquitous, The Stranger is it. How did a young man in his twenties who had never written a novel turn out a masterpiece that still grips readers more than seventy years later? With Looking for The Stranger, Alice Kaplan tells that story. In the process, she reveals Camus’ achievement to have been even more impressive—and more unlikely—than even his most devoted readers knew. “To this new project, Kaplan brings equally honed skills as a historian, literary critic, and biographer . . . Reading The Stranger is a bracing but somewhat bloodless experience. Ms. Kaplan has hung warm flesh on its steely bones.” —The New York Times “For American readers, few French novels are better known, and few scholars are better qualified than Kaplan to reintroduce us to it . . . Kaplan tells this story with great verve and insight, all the while preserving the mystery of its creation and elusiveness of its meaning.” —Los Angeles Review of Books “The fascinating story behind Albert Camus’ coldblooded masterpiece . . . A compelling companion to a novel that has stayed strange.” —Kirkus Reviews
Category: Literary Criticism

Looking For The Outsider

Author : Alice Kaplan
ISBN : 022644015X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Category: Literary Criticism

The Stranger

Author : Harold Bloom
ISBN : 9780791098295
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An overview of the novel features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Stranger

Author : Poppy Dully
ISBN : OCLC:1140979408
Genre : Altered books
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"I started with a 1989 edition of The Stranger by Albert Campus, first published in 1942. I watched the 1967 film directed by Luchino Visconti with actor Marchello Mastroianni as protagonist Meursault and looked for compelling dramatic scenes ... [also] Alice Kaplan's excellent book. Looking for The Stranger." -- Artist's statement from accompanying information card.
Category: Altered books

Looking For Jesus

Author : Virginia Stem Owens
ISBN : 9781611644609
Genre : Religion
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This stunningly fresh and original volume explores the person and work of Jesus as seen through the eyes of a wide variety of people who encountered him face-to-face during his lifetime. Reflecting on thirty Gospel stories, Virginia Owens suggests how certain characters--such as Mary Magdalene, the Samaritan woman, Zacchaeus, and Nicodemus--dealt with Jesus. With her retelling of each scenario we see Jesus' character take shape as the biblical personalities come to life. Indeed, Owens finds that how Jesus acts, particularly in relation to other people, reveals as much about him as his teachings.
Category: Religion

House Of Riddles

Author : Marian Nichols
ISBN : 9781465330208
Genre : Fiction
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A young married couple, Shane and Raven Hawkins; buy a mansion in North Carolina, close to the Cherokee Reservation. Their dream home soon turns into a nightmare. Raven finds she loses track of time, sees mysterious lingering shadows. Therere strange activities, Raven find a parchment with strange graphics. Blackfox, great-grandfather, is the only one who can read this Cherokee document. A raven, flies in through the open window and stays! Hidden doors, secret hallways, mazes hidden within the framework of the house, murder, treasure, leads up to a mystery with a most surprising outcome. An ending you may not believe! www.characters-environments.com
Category: Fiction


Author : Daniel S. Knowles
ISBN : 9781453596319
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Join the mice again in this ninth mouse book as they embark on more adventures. Read about Foul-Smelling Bob who, while taking a shower, was attacked by a reptile that came out of the showerhead. Romules finds a dead body in a closet in a new house that he had purchased. A living head from a dead mouse is attached to the living body of Lone Wolf Mouse who had a dead head due to a deadly accident. Drool and his gang of toughs battle the Grouch Anderson Gang in coal bin. Flight 100 falls into Mousetown Bay. Stenny and Honest Ape land their place on the top of Niagara Falls. Duck Paddler walks across the Cheese Finder River, just like another biblical figure had done a long time ago. Johnny Seed comes to town to spread his stuff. Wanda Gizzard blows up like a balloon when she is stung by a bee. A small Gila monster comes out of Toddy's mouth at a local eating place. Shank Edwards swallows a knife at the Down Trodden Cafe. Read about the Ghost ship that sailed into Mousetown Bay. Grandma Snouser turns into a large reptile. Why did the MTPD, the MOusetown Police, give headless mouse a traffic ticket for speeing in his car? Why is Bull Roar devoured by his close friend and training buddy at the gym, Throckmorton, a pet frog? These stories and many others are just waiting for you to take a gander at the read BUT REMEMBER, READ THE STORIES AT YOUR OWN RISK. There is some violence and death in some of the chapters.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Stranger Within

Author : Nadene Seiters
ISBN : 9781463003500
Genre : Fiction
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Bethany spends every year with her friends at an ancient, dilapidated home located on her parent’s property every year at Halloween. Eight people gather to celebrate the spooky night with an abundance of alcohol and good times, but this year is going to be different. This year Bethany will relive the past.
Category: Fiction

The Stranger And I

Author : Carol Ericson
ISBN : 9781426810169
Genre : Fiction
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HE WAS A SECRET AGENT WITH SPECIAL TRAINING… AND SHE WAS AT HIS MERCY Lila Monroe's ordinary world was shattered in an instant, when she became an unwitting witness to murder. If not for devastatingly handsome undercover agent Justin Vidal—code name: Lone Wolf—she'd already be dead. Now the only way to remain alive was to return to the scene of the crime and put her much-guarded trust in this mysterious stranger. Before long Lila's attraction to her newly appointed protector had turned her plain-Jane existence on its head. Justin Vidal may have had an arsenal at his disposal and was well-equipped to handle any situation… but did that include falling for the girl next door?
Category: Fiction

Stranger Maiden

Author : B. Diaz
ISBN : 1535606738
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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It all begins with a locket. A peculiar yet beautiful thing Darcie found one day in the woods. Growing up in a small town, finding the locket at the base of a hidden well seemed to be the most unusual thing to ever happen to Darcie. However, her last summer before college that changes: two handsome strangers appear, looking for her. Suddenly, Darcie's quiet life in a small town gets most unexpectedly shaken up . . . teenage boys turn up in nothing but their underwear claiming to have had their clothes (of all things) stolen, strange men lurking around town, ending up dead . . . Soon, Darcie is confronted with the adventure of a life-time - transported from a world of safety and familiarity, into one wrought with danger: Terrlyn. Though a stranger to Terrlyn, Darcie finds that she belongs for more than one reason. Bewildered, she navigates this wild land of magic, filled with creatures and sights she only ever dreamed about, and a destiny for herself she would never have chosen. With the aid of a handsome warrior and a mysterious magician, Darcie must overcome fear and disbelief to fulfill a prophecy that holds the last hope for the people of Terrlyn.
Category: Young Adult Fiction