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The Growing Stone

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a French engineer is in a small (poor) town in Brazil. there is a weird mythical stone that needs to be carried by some guy from the town, and when he fails our protagonist takes over for him and, in the process, finds some version acceptance from the locals

Camus, A. (None). The Growing Stone. In Camus, A. Exile and the Kingdom. Vintage International, pp. 81-None

black vulture

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tired flight of ragged urubus

—p.85 by Albert Camus
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tired flight of ragged urubus

—p.85 by Albert Camus
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(noun) screw pine - a kind of tropical tree

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between the banana trees and the pandanus

—p.91 by Albert Camus
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between the banana trees and the pandanus

—p.91 by Albert Camus
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(noun) any of various usually woody vines especially of tropical rain forests that root in the ground

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clusters of exotic flowers cascaded along the lianas

—p.91 by Albert Camus
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clusters of exotic flowers cascaded along the lianas

—p.91 by Albert Camus
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(noun) a colonnade or covered ambulatory especially in classical architecture and often at the entrance of a building

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turned toward the portico

—p.103 by Albert Camus
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turned toward the portico

—p.103 by Albert Camus
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a type of climbing palm often used in furniture

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nothing but rattan furniture

the pattern is familiar (a type of wicker) but I wasn't sure what it is exactly

—p.103 by Albert Camus
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nothing but rattan furniture

the pattern is familiar (a type of wicker) but I wasn't sure what it is exactly

—p.103 by Albert Camus
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(noun) a container or shrine in which sacred relics are kept

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on a colourful reliquary

—p.105 by Albert Camus
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on a colourful reliquary

—p.105 by Albert Camus
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