Albert Camus (1913-60) was a Nobel Prize-winning French Algerian novelist, playwright, essayist, and philosopher according Sartre, although Camus famously denied the last. He is best known for his novels ''Literature/TheStranger'' and ''Literature/ThePlague'', and for his essay "The Myth of Sisyphus". He was a member of the French Resistance during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, editing the underground journal "Combat".

He is considered a central figure in {{UsefulNotes/Existentialism}} and {{Absurdism}}.

!!Works by Albert Camus with their own trope pages include:

* ''Literature/ThePlague''
* ''Literature/TheStranger''
* ''Literature/TheFall''