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"This man, who is morally guilty of his mother's death, is no less unfit to have a
place in the community than that other man who did to death the father that begat
him. And, indeed, the one crime led on to the other; the first of these two criminals
However, I could argue myself out of it, by picturing what would have been my
feelings when my term was up, and death had cornered me. Once you're up
against it, the precise manner of your death has obviously small importance.
... I'd been condemned to death, he said, that he spoke to me in this way. In his
opinion every man on the earth was under sentence of death. There, I interrupted
him; that wasn't the same thing, I pointed out, and, what's more, could be no 146.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AngelaJMaher - LibraryThing
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