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He was by himself this time, lying on his back, his hands behind his head, his
face shaded by the rock while the sun beat on the rest of his body. One could see
... On seeing me, the Arab raised himself a little, and his hand went to his pocket.
He called, "Au revoir, Mother," and, slipping her hand between the bars, she gave
him a small, slow wave with it. No sooner was she gone than a man, hat in hand,
took her place. A prisoner was led up to the empty place beside me, and the ...
Some of his colleagues came to him and shook his hand. "You put up a
magnificent show, old man," I heard one of them say. Another lawyer even called
me to witness: "Fine, wasn't it?" I agreed, but insincerely; I was far too tired to
judge if it ...
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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