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After a while he started talking again. "You know, your mother's friends will be
coming soon, to keep vigil with you beside the body. We always have a 'vigil'
here, when anyone dies. I'd better go and get some chairs and a pot of black
The tobacconist on the other side of the street brought a chair out on to the
pavement in front of his door and sat astride it, resting his arms on the back. The
streetcars which a few minutes before had been crowded were now almost empty
I heard a chair scrape on my left, and a tall, thin man wearing pince-nez settled
the folds of his red gown as he took his seat. The Public Prosecutor, I gathered. A
clerk of the court announced that Their Honors were entering, and at the same ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - over.the.edge - LibraryThing
The Stranger by Albert Camus 1946 4.0 / 5.0 'The Stranger' is considered a classic novel by French author, Albert Camus. Philosophical, this book explores the absurdity of the world, and profound ... Read full review
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This is an absurd story, which is written in a choppy matter of fact style. The author attempts to make jest at religion, justice, and life. He makes some points regarding the inevitability of death ... Read full review