A review of the book “The Stranger,” by Albert Camus.
The following paper examines, Camus’ ‘The Stranger’ focusing specifically on the development of Meursault’s character, a 30-year-old shipping clerk in the city of Algiers, during the 1930s.
“Meursault is an interesting and controversial character. Some people see him as simply cold and unfeeling. Others see him as a symbol; he stands for truth, because he will not cover up his feelings in order to conform to what society wants or thinks. He is a 30-year-old shipping clerk in the city of Algiers, during the 1930s. His main interests are swimming, his work, and watching the people of Algiers from his balcony.”