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LITERATURE AT LUNCH: ALBERT CAMUS

The Plague

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Albert Camus: The Plague

With our experience of lockdown, it seems appropriate to begin our new season with the wonderful French Nobel Prizewinner Albert Camus and his novel The Plague. Camus was writing about the effects of ‘lockdown’ on a North African town because of an epidemic caused initially by rats. Camus charts so accurately the pain felt by people cut off from their loved ones. We will be in very good company!

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