Meursault, an ordinary little clerk living in Algiers, leads a quiet and unemotional life. He commits a senseless murder and is convicted, his lack of emotion toward his mother's death weighing against him. As he contemplates his execution, he considers the value of life and is on the verge of exhibiting feeling.
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I took a flying jump, landed safely, and helped Emmanuel to scramble in beside
me. We were both of us out of breath, and the bumps of the truck on the roughly
laid cobbles made things worse. Emmanuel chuckled, and panted in my ear, ...
beach I stretched myself belly downward beside Masson, resting my face on the
sand. I told L "it was fine" here, and he agreed. Presently Marie came back. I
raised my head to -watch her approach. She was glistening with brine and
She started talking very fast in the same high- pitched voice. "Yes, you'll be
acquitted, and we'll go bathing again, Sundays." The woman beside me was still
yelling away, telling her husband that she'd left a basket for him in the prison
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