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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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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