Two Tales of God-Talk on Death Row by Peter Maurice
He started talking to me about God again, but I didn't have much time left. I didn't want to waste it on God.
—Albert Camus, The Stranger
The words of a man on the eve of execution have a way of claiming attention. Albert Camus, in his famous first novel, The Stranger,certainly knew how to exploit the drama inherent in a condemned man's final musings. Many readers of this magazine who have encountered the novel in high-school and college literature courses will recall the fictional Meursault's . . .
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