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The Stranger

The Stranger

by Albert Camus

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

We never know Meursault’s first name in The Stranger. His last name, however, is the same as that of Patrice Meursault, the protagonist in A Happy Death, another book by Camus. (Recycled, much?)

President George W. Bush was reading The Stranger while on vacation in Texas in the summer of 2006. Details and commentary here.

The Cure, everybody’s favorite British 80’s band, wrote a song called "Killing an Arab" that is based on The Stranger.

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