The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays by Justin O'Brien, Albert Camus

The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays

Justin O'Brien, Albert Camus

212 pages first pub 1942 (editions)

nonfiction essays philosophy challenging reflective slow-paced


One of the most influential works of this century, this is a crucial exposition of existentialist thought. Influenced by works such as Don Juan, and the novels of Kafka, these essays begin with a meditation on suicide: the question of living or no...

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reflective 83%
challenging 74%
informative 36%
inspiring 27%
dark 18%
hopeful 12%
emotional 5%
sad 2%
tense 2%
funny 1%


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medium 26%
fast 6%

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