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The little old woman pressed herself against the bars and at the same moment a
jailer tapped her son's shoulder. He called, "Au revoir, Mother," and, slipping her
hand between the bars, she gave him a small, slow wave with it. No sooner was ...
The jailer nodded. "Yes, you're different, you can use your brains. The others can'
t. Still, those fellows find a way out; they do it by themselves." With which remark
the jailer left my cell. Next day I did like the others. The lack of cigarettes, too, ...
After the jailer left me I shined up my tin pannikin and studied my face in it. My
expression was terribly serious, I thought, even when I tried to smile. I held the
pannikin at different angles, but always my face had the same mournful, tense ...
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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