by Albert Camus
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.