The Meursault Investigation - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

Kamel Daoud
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Harun shares with his companion that he does not know much about the place where his brother’s murder is said to have taken place. He explains there are three settings of importance. These include the city, the mountains and the village. He says “when Musa went away into the mountains to speak to God about eternity, Mama and I left the city and went back to the village. That’s all” (52). He did not understand more about the murder until he could read the pair of newspaper clipping his mother kept in her bra, and much later was able to read the book Meursault had written. Harun again returns to the idea his brother could have been famous had Meursault just given him a name in the book, regardless of what that name had been. He thinks Meursault did not give his brother...

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