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Camus

[ka-my; English ka-moo] /kaˈmü; English kæˈmu/
noun
1.
Albert
[al-ber] /alˈbɛr/ (Show IPA),
1913–60, French novelist, short-story writer, playwright, and essayist: Nobel Prize 1957.
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British Dictionary definitions for Camus

Camus

/French kamy/
noun
1.
Albert (albɛr). 1913–60, French novelist, dramatist, and essayist, noted for his pessimistic portrayal of man's condition of isolation in an absurd world: author of the novels L'Étranger (1942) and La Peste (1947), the plays Le Malentendu (1945) and Caligula (1946), and the essays Le Mythe de Sisyphe (1942) and L'Homme révolté (1951): Nobel prize for literature 1957.
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