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The warden went on talking, but I didn't pay much attention. Finally he said: "Now,
I suppose you'd like to see your mother?" I rose without replying, and he led the
way to the door. As we were going down the stairs he explained: "I've had the ...
Albert Camus, Stuart Gilbert. permission to attend the funeral. But, on our medical
officer's advice, I forbade him to sit up beside the body last night." For some time
we sat there without speaking. Then the warden got up and went to the window.
The warden and myself came next, and, bringing up the rear, old Perez and the
nurse. The sky was already a blaze of light, and the air stoking up rapidly. I felt
the first waves of heat lapping my back, and my dark suit made things worse.
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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
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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