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Then he inquired if I had chosen a lawyer to defend me. I answered, "No," I hadn't
thought about it, and asked him if it was really necessary for me to have one. "
Why do you ask that?" he said. I replied that I regarded my case as very simple.
I waited for the daily walk in the courtyard or a visit from my lawyer. As for the rest
of the time, I managed quite well, really. I've often thought that had I been
compelled to live in the trunk of a dead tree, with nothing to do but gaze up at the
The court rose, and the lawyer sat down, looking thoroughly exhausted. 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: ...
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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