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The Home for "Aged Persons is at Marengo, some fifty miles from Algiers. With
the two- o'clock bus I should get there well before nightfall. Then I can spend the
night there, keeping the usual vigil beside the body, and be back here by
When I went out, the sun was up and the sky mottled red above the hills between
Marengo and the sea. A morning breeze was blowing and it had a pleasant salty
tang. There was the promise of a very fine day. I hadn't been in the country for ...
Presently he said: "Ah, there's the padre from Marengo. He's a bit ahead of time."
He warned me that it would take us a good three quarters of an hour, walking to
the church, which was in the village. Then we went downstairs. The priest was ...
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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