In 1955, Camus prefaced The Stranger and remarked that Meursault is “the only Christ we deserve”. The Stranger by Albert Camus is a philosophical novel concerning the Absurd: the conflict between human tendency to seek inherent value and meaning in … Continue reading Embrace the Absurd by Joy Z.
It was the 29th of November and faint snow had started to fall, covering every inch of the city with a white layer. It looked like nearly every person in the city was outside running about with their winter holiday … Continue reading Powdered Croissants Aren’t For Everyone by Sophia K.
Get Out I whisper My head pounding My heart beating My breath speeding up faster and faster and faster until it stops And they are here And I can see them And they surround me Get out Get away I … Continue reading Please by Ava M.
1. DO YOU HAVE A CERTAIN PLACE AT HOME FOR READING? I usually read in my bed, or the bean bag by the fireplace. 2. BOOKMARK OR A RANDOM PIECE OF PAPER? I would use bookmarks but I always buy … Continue reading My Reading Habits by Georgia B.
As the clock chimed 12:00, I pulled up to my office alongside my assistant, Alan Clark. We stepped out of the taxi and it felt as though I was being swallowed by the thick black night. New York’s air was … Continue reading A Series of Notes by Hannah T.
Sherlock stood by the window of his apartment, silently staring out into the rainy streets of London. He held his black clay pipe in one hand and tucked his other hand into the pocket of his neatly pressed trousers. … Continue reading Moore Murderer by Betty P.
Lost in a page It pulls her in She’s apart from this world Leaving us to wonder where she’s been Her eyes are stopped Blinking, moving, seeing nothing She’s frozen The climax is nearing She’s starting again Speeding … Continue reading Words by Ava M.
Maria had never believed in ghosts, until that day, that is. Until she saw the thing in the woods. She had always just thought when peopled died they’d either go to heaven or the place down below. She never thought … Continue reading The Spirit by Wren L.
Chapter 1 For most, today would appear to be an obnoxiously normal Tuesday. Every detail about this day appears to be completely mundane from a far. The identical stone houses sit perfectly still underneath the lilac Chicago sky while people … Continue reading Death Day by Avrel F.
It was about 5 o’clock when Michelle Walsh walked through the door. Sherlock Holmes and I were at home, 221b Baker St, not doing much, when Ms. Walsh came in sobbing. This is what she told us; “My husband, Victor, … Continue reading In the Absence of Poison by Ava M.