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... time I remembered that I'd killed a man. Next day a lawyer came to my cell; a
small, plump, youngish man with sleek black hair. In spite of the heat— I was in
my shirt sleeves— he was wearing a dark suit, stiff collar, and a rather showy- 78.
With which remark the jailer left my cell. Next day I did like the others. The lack of
cigarettes, too, was a trial. When I was brought to the prison, they took away my
belt, my shoelaces, and the contents of my pockets, including my cigarettes.
Just then he got up again, and it struck me that if he wanted to move in this tiny
cell, almost the only choice lay between standing up and sitting down. I was
staring at the floor. He took a single step toward me, and halted, as if he didn't
dare to ...
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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