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Albert Camus

La peste


Suite à une épidémie de peste, les autorités décident de fermer la ville d'Oran. Les habitants s'organisent pour survivre au siège de cette maladie mortelle et en particulier le docteur Rieux. Il est l'un des premiers à identifier les symptômes de la maladie et devient une figure centrale dans l'organisation sanitaire de la ville. Parmi les autres personnages, certains seront attachants, d'autres sembleront ailleurs, d'autres reconnaîtront dans la catastrophe la main de Dieu qui punit les pécheurs.
Mais finalement, ils seront tous embarqués dans une lutte sans merci. Celle de la survie. Christian Gonon incarne le narrateur masqué et discret de La peste. D'une voix un peu détachée, car le narrateur se veut être un témoin fidèle, il décrit au jour le jour les «faits véritables» qui se sont produits à Oran pendant le fléau. Une lecture humble et pudique au service d'un texte mythique.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2008
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 400
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070349579
ISBN 10: 2070349578

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La peste