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Overview

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Author

Albert Camus

Year Published

1947

Type

Novel

Genre

Allegory

Perspective and Narrator

The Plague is narrated by Dr. Bernard Rieux, who often employs a third-person point of view to emphasize his objectivity.

Tense

The Plague is told in the past tense.

About the Title

La Peste, the original French title of the novel, translates to The Plague in the American edition. The title refers to a terrible plague that strikes Oran, Algeria.

Summary

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