Al­bert Ca­mus, the fa­ther I knew

Cather­ine Ca­mus tells Do­minic Cavendish how the death of the lit­er­ary star in 1960 left a wound that has never healed

The Daily Telegraph - Review - - THEATRE -

It was the news that ush­ered in the Six­ties with a vi­o­lent bang. Af­ter lunch on Jan 4 1960, the car in which Al­bert Ca­mus was trav­el­ling, driven by his friend and pub­lisher Michel Gal­li­mard, skid­ded off a road near the north­ern French town of Sens and crashed into a tree.

Ca­mus, the 46-year-old re­nais­sance man of post-war French lit­er­a­ture, was killed

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