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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To this I replied that I could answer for myself. He pressed a bell push on his desk
and a young clerk came in and seated himself just behind me. Then we— I and
the magistrate— settled back in our chairs and the examination began. He led ...
To which I always replied, "Yes, sir," as my lawyer had advised me. It was a long
business, as the Judge lingered on each detail. Meanwhile the journalists
scribbled busily away. But I was sometimes conscious of the eyes of the youngest
Since the time when she was in our office, she replied. Then the Judge asked her
what were the relations between us, and she said she was my girl friend.
Answering another question, she admitted promising to marry me. The
Prosecutor, who ...
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