I hated the Stranger, but found the Rebel rather easier to engage with. Perhaps it was the lack of faux-narrative. Perhaps I'm just older and wiser. There are sections here that read more like Wilde than philosophy--more focused on writing cute witticisms than exposing the truth of the world--but it's nevertheless an interesting collection of thoughts. I've found it useful in explaining how non-theists can have a sense of morality, a concept that is strangely difficult for many people of my acquaintance to accept.