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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For eight years the two had been inseparable. Salamano's spaniel is an ugly
brute, afflicted with some skin disease— mange, I suspect; anyhow, it has lost all
its hair and its body is covered with brown scabs. Perhaps through living in one ...
During the silence that followed, the magistrate kept fidgeting, running his fingers
through his hair, half rising, then sitting down again. Finally, planting his elbows
on the desk, he bent toward me with a queer expression. "But why, ivby did you ...
She had a hat on and still looked quite pretty, though I much preferred her with
her hair free. From where I was I had glimpses of the soft curve of her breasts,
and her ^mderlip had the little pout that always fascinated me. She appeared
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