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Description: Caligula and Other Plays : Paperback : Penguin Books Ltd : 9780141188706 : 0141188707 : 01 Dec 2007 : Reveals some aspects of the existential notion of 'the absurd' by portraying an emperor so mighty and so desperate in author's search for freedom that he inevitably destroys gods, men and himself. The Book Depository Caligula and Other Plays by Albert Camus - shop the best deal online on thebookbug.co.uk

 

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Author: Jonas Costa

Rating: 5

Review: Caligula is a very good play, though not for soft minds. It’s anything but chilling or comforting. This isn’t supposed to be the kind of book that you “like” or “dislike”. It’s an honest book, no lies. What’s written are the honest words from the despaired heart of a true philosopher. If you liked Caligula, but you still have some hope in your heart, I highly recommend to read Levinas, a more religious approach to the absence of meaning in life and death.

 

Author: jacob

Rating: 5

Review: A great set of intriguing plays which are so often overlooked or unread in my opinion, especially in discussions with other Camus fans, a particular play of note is "The Just", a revealing play into the author's own particular politics.

 

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