A full draft of chapter 2 of the book is now available to download.
It argues for a new interpretation of The Outsider, which shows Camus to have been opposed to the foundational claim of existentialism even before Beauvoir and Sartre had published it and before he had met them.
It also argues that this disagreement explains their later public row about the role of political violence.
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