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But I hadn't time to wonder about her; the Judge had started speaking again. He
said that the trial proper was about to begin, and he need hardly say that he
expected the public to refrain from any demonstration whatsoever. He explained
He wanted to continue, but the Judge cut him short. "Quite so. That's all, thank
you." For a bit Celeste seemed flabbergasted; then he explained that he hadn't
finished what he wanted to say. They told him to continue, but to make it brief.
In fact, I had no time to look, as the presiding judge had already started
pronouncing a rigmarole to the effect that "in the name of the French people" I
was to be decapitated in some public place. It seemed to me then that I could
interpret the ...
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The book left a strange feeling in my head - can't put a finger on it even after a few days have gone by. It's something like this: how mere circumstances - if not judged or addressed precisely - can ... Read full review
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This book is straight-forward. A trip into the mind of a man, who acts and thinks like a stoic; his journey through life is simple, basically because he does what he wants and doesn't care for much ... Read full review