Where does The Plague take place? See how it relates to the places Camus called home.
Visualize the places in The Plague and important settings in Camus' life.
- A collection of postcards that depict the neighborhood where Camus grew up in Algiers (Le Quartier de Belcourt)
- A photograph of the port of Oran, taken in 1943
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"For its ordinariness is what strikes one first about the town of Oran, which is merely a large French port on the Algerian coast, headquarters of the Prefect of a French Department. The town itself, let us admit, is ugly."