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... never have I felt that painful duty weigh so little on my mind as in the present
case. In demanding a verdict of murder without extenuating circumstances, I am
following not only the dictates of my conscience and a sacred obligation, but also
When such thoughts crossed my mind, I remembered a story Mother used to tell
me about my father. I never set eyes on him. Perhaps the only things I really knew
about him were what Mother had told me. One of these was that he'd gone to ...
... steady my mind; for, even in considering this possibility, I had to keep some
order in my thoughts, so as to make my consolations, as regards the first
alternative, more plausible. When I'd succeeded, I had earned a good hour's
peace of mind ...
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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