Jonathan Rée: Camus and Sartre, 20 January 2005
Show More Camus and Sartre: The Story of a Friendship and the Quarrel that Ended It by Ronald Aronson.
Chicago, 291 pp., £23, February 2005, 0 226 02796 1Show More
“... The heroes of Albert Camus’s books can be quite annoying: surly, self-dramatising Hamlets who like to think of themselves as strong, silent loners, wise to human folly. But although they are often arrogant, self-absorbed and predictable, they are also susceptible to the weather, and happy to be upstaged by unseasonable storms, torpid nights, fierce sunlight, or the chance of a swim in the limpid sea ...”