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Old May 4th, 2012, 09:17 AM   #56 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by iCE.v2 View Post
The Stranger by Albert Camus - Reason: I didn't particularly enjoy reading half developed thoughts (even if their briefness was to create a sense of apathy) and after reading all the emotionless inner thinking of the main character (there was little actual dialog) it all ends in his martyrdom to glorify his undertones of atheism. Most pointless book I've ever read.
I completely agree with this comment. I had to spend 6 weeks focusing on this book in my Senior year of high school and I was so pissed I had to write a paper on existentialism. One kid turned in a paper that just said "nothing" in the middle of the page. It was awesome. I would burn that book if I could find it.
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