|Listening Length||3 hours and 27 minutes|
What is the point of the book The Stranger?
Albert Camus used his debut novel, The Stranger (1942), as a platform to explore absurdity, a concept central to his writings and at the core of his treatment of questions about the meaning of life. In his work, Camus addressed topics ranging from alienation to the inadequacy of traditional values.
What grade level is The Stranger?
Grade Level: 3rd (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines.) Synopsis: From Publishers Weekly: “Farmer Bailey thinks he’s hit a deer while driving his truck, but in the middle of the road lies a man, an enigmatic stranger.
Who narrates The Stranger?
Narrator In Part One, Meursault narrates the events of the story almost as they happen. In Part Two, he narrates the events of his trial from jail, then moves into a more immediate narration in Chapter 5. Point of view Meursault narrates in the first person and limits his account to his own thoughts and perceptions.