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No, the one thing that counted for me was the possibility of making a dash for it
and defeating their bloodthirsty rite; of a mad stampede to freedom that would
anyhow give me a moment's hope, the gambler's last throw. Naturally, all that "
Perhaps the only things I really knew about him were what Mother had told me.
One of these was that he'd gone to see a murderer executed. The mere thought
of it turned his stomach. But he'd seen it through and, on coming home, was ...
There were two other things about which I was always thinking: the dawn and my
appeal. However, I did my best to keep my mind off these thoughts. I lay down,
looked up at the sky, and forced myself to study it. When the light began to turn ...
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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