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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... pictures twice with Emmanuel, who doesn't always understand what's
happening on the screen and asks me to explain it. Yesterday was Saturday, and
Marie came as we'd arranged. She had a very pretty dress, with red and white
white stripes, and leather sandals, and I couldn't take- my eyes off her. One could
see the outline of her firm little breasts, and her sun-tanned face was like a
velvety brown flower. We took the bus and went to a beach I know, some miles
out of ...
wearing a dark suit, stiff collar, and a rather showy tie, with broad black and white
stripes. After depositing his brief case on my bed, he introduced himself, and
added that he'd perused the record of my case with the utmost care. His opinion ...
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I wasn't sure what to think when I first started reading this. It initially didn't feel worthy of the fuss, but as it enters the second part, it becomes a book that makes you think. Why are some ... Read full review
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Spoiler alert! Not that it matters anyway, but don’t read this review if you don’t already know how it all ends. The Stranger is a perfect book, with a flawed philosophy. Camus is a liar. If he really ... Read full review