The Meursault Investigation - Chapter 11 -12 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 11, Harun tells his companion that an officer of the Army of Nation Liberation did finally talk to him. One of his first questions was if he knew Joseph Larquais, the man whom he had murdered. At that point Harun knew he was not there because he had killed that man but because he had killed him by himself and at the wrong time.

During another interview later that day, the same officer waved a small Algerian flag in from of Harun and asked why he had not joined the resistance. He explained it made a great deal of difference that Harun had not killed the Frenchman as part of the army, and that he had killed him after the war had ended. Harun smarted off the to officer and the officer slapped him. He did ask if Harun really had a...

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