Friday, November 28, 2014

Albert Camus And Jean-Paul Sartre: 'Lost' Letter Shows Philosophers Were Dearest Friends

Book2BookThursday 27 Nov 2014

They were France's chain-smoking philosophers whose relationship turned publicly sour. Indeed, when one of them wrote "l'enfer, c'est les autres" (hell is other people), it was easy to imagine he was referring to his lauded rival.

But now a previously unknown letter sent by Albert Camus to Jean-Paul Sartre shows the two men had been dearest friends only months before they fell out.


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