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I went there on foot. I asked to be allowed to see Mother at once, but the
doorkeeper told me I must see the warden first. He wasn't free, and I had to wait a
bit. The doorkeeper chatted with me while I waited; then he led me to the office.
... "them old folks," when referring to inmates no older than himself. Still, I could
see his point of view. As doorkeeper he had a certain standing, and some
authority over the rest of them. Just then the nurse returned. Night had fallen very
Some of the names- read out by the clerk rather surprised me. From amongst the
crowd, which until now I had seen as a mere blur of faces, rose, one after the
other, Raymond, Masson, Salamano, the doorkeeper from the Home, old Perez, ...
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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