Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

Exile and the Kingdom
by Albert Camus
May 3, 2017 - May 4, 2017

Done

six short stories. did not enjoy reading this at all

Camus, A. (None). Exile and the Kingdom. Vintage International.


Vintage International,

14 3
6

p.105
reliquary »
(noun) a container or shrine in which sacred re...
p.103
portico »
(noun) a colonnade or covered ambulatory especi...
p.103
rattan »
a type of climbing palm often used in furniture
p.91
pandanus »
(noun) screw pine - a kind of tropical tree
p.91
lianas »
(noun) any of various usually woody vines espec...
p.57
cuckolded by the poor
[...] She was well nigh a secular saint who saw...
p.39
not sulking
[...] they, were not sulking, that they had shu...
p.15
garlands of stars
Garlands of stars were falling from the black s...

1

The Adulterous Wife

a bored, unhappy French couple go on a business trip through Algeria. the adultery here is metaphorical (with the Algerian environment, I suppose)

4 / 1
1

The Adulterous Wife

a bored, unhappy French couple go on a business trip through Algeria. the adultery here is metaphorical (with the Algerian environment, I suppose)

4 / 1
17

The Renegade
or A Confused Mind

the really weird one with a Christian missionary who has lost his tongue (and, presumably, his mind) and is waiting in the desert with a rifle

2 / 0
17

The Renegade
or A Confused Mind

the really weird one with a Christian missionary who has lost his tongue (and, presumably, his mind) and is waiting in the desert with a rifle

2 / 0
31

The Mute

a strike at a wine bottle factory unites the men against their boss, but it seems like the boss is facing some troubles of his own at home (his daughter is sick) and that causes the protagonist striker to feel sorry for him

2 / 1
31

The Mute

a strike at a wine bottle factory unites the men against their boss, but it seems like the boss is facing some troubles of his own at home (his daughter is sick) and that causes the protagonist striker to feel sorry for him

2 / 1
43

The Guest

a schoolteacher is given a prisoner whom he is supposed to take to the authorities. he refuses to do so, instead treating him well and setting him free, but the prisoner ends up taking himself to the authorities anyway so lol

0 / 0
43

The Guest

a schoolteacher is given a prisoner whom he is supposed to take to the authorities. he refuses to do so, instead treating him well and setting him free, but the prisoner ends up taking himself to the authorities anyway so lol

0 / 0
56

Jonas
or The Artist at Work

a painter whose star rises stratospherically and then falls just as quickly as it rose

0 / 1
56

Jonas
or The Artist at Work

a painter whose star rises stratospherically and then falls just as quickly as it rose

0 / 1
81

The Growing Stone

a French engineer is in a small (poor) town in Brazil. there is a weird mythical stone that needs to be carried by some guy from the town, and when he fails our protagonist takes over for him and, in the process, finds some version acceptance from the locals

6 / 0
81

The Growing Stone

a French engineer is in a small (poor) town in Brazil. there is a weird mythical stone that needs to be carried by some guy from the town, and when he fails our protagonist takes over for him and, in the process, finds some version acceptance from the locals

6 / 0