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The Plague

The Plague

by Albert Camus

The Tobacconist Clerk

Character Analysis

The tobacconist clerk is a woman who angers Cottard with her suggestion that a murderer ought to be thrown in jail. This is the famous implicit-reference-to-The Stranger scene.

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