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... I am always wondering if there have been cases of condemned prisoners'
escaping from the implacable machinery of justice at the last moment, breaking
through the police cordon, vanishing in the nick of time before the guillotine falls.
For some reason I'd always supposed that one had to go up steps and climb on
to a scaffold, to be guillotined. Probably that was because of the 1789 Revolution;
I mean, what I'd learned about it at school, and the pictures I had seen.
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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