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When I rose, Raymond shook hands very warmly, remarking that men always
understood each other. After closing the door behind me I lingered for some
moments on the landing. The whole building was as quiet as the grave, a dank,
... 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.
And, sitting in the darkness of my moving cell, I recognized, echoing in my tired
brain, all the characteristic sounds of a town I'd loved, and of a certain hour of the
day which I had always particularly enjoyed. The shouts of newspaper boys in ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Clara53 - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pivic - LibraryThing
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