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Albert Camus, Stuart Gilbert. permission to attend the funeral. But, on our medical
officer's advice, I forbade him to sit up beside the body last night." For some time
we sat there without speaking. Then the warden got up and went to the window.
The warden and myself came next, and, bringing up the rear, old Perez and the
nurse. The sky was already a blaze of light, and the air stoking up rapidly. I felt
the first waves of heat lapping my back, and my dark suit made things worse.
I wiped the sweat from my face, but I was barely conscious of where or who I was
until I heard the warden of the Home called to the witness box. When asked if my
mother had complained about my conduct, he said, "Yes," but that didn't mean ...
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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