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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After a bit I started to help him get up, but all he did was to kick at me from where
he lay. So I gave him one with my knee and a couple more swipes. He was
bleeding like a pig when I'd done with him. I asked him if he'd had enough, and
A little later old Salamano started grumbling at his dog and presently there was a
sound of boots and paws on the wooden stairs; then, "Filthy brute! Get on, you cur
!" md the two of them went out into the street. 1 told Vlarie about the old man's ...
When I had just started my dinner an odd-looking little woman came in and asked
if she might sit at my table. Of course she might. She had a chubby face like a ripe
apple, bright eyes, and moved in a curiously jerky way, as if she were on ...
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