Tag Archives: French Literature

Submission

Michel Houellebecq, 2015 Translated from the French by Lorin Stein, 2015 I picked up a copy of Submission during the week of November 8th following the election. The jacket cover and bookseller note card both described Submission as a dark comic satire of French … Continue reading

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The Stranger

Albert Camus, 1942 Translated from the French by Matthew Ward, 1988 My first reading of The Stranger was unimpressed. I’ll admit that I was only 18  when I had read it during my summer break between my freshman and sophomore years … Continue reading

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