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Paperback. Pub Date: 08 2005 Pages: 144 Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Throughout History Some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and Each other They have inspired debate. Dissent war and revolution . They have enlightened. outraged. provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin ings you the works of the great thinkers. pioneers. radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are. Inspired by the myth of a man condemned to ceaselessly push a rock up a mountain and watch it roll back to the valley below. The Myth of Sisyphus transformed twentieth-century philosophy with its impassioned argument for the value of life in a world without religious meaning.

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Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

Inspired by the myth of a man condemned to ceaselessly push a rock up a mountain and watch it roll back to the valley below, The Myth of Sisyphus transformed twentieth-century philosophy with its impassioned argument for the value of life in a world without religious meaning.

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Albert Camus (1913-1960) was a French writer and philosopher. Among his works are The Stranger (1942), The Plague (1947), The Fall (1956), and Exile and the Kingdom (1957). He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1957.

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