The Meursault Investigation - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

Kamel Daoud
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In Chapter 13, in his interview, Harun begins to talk about the year of 1950 when his schooling began. He said he was brilliant in school and enjoyed learning French. He learned to read because he hoped that ability would help him to locate his brother’s murderer. When he was finally able to read the two newspaper clippings his mother kept, his mother made him read them for her again and again, hoping for him to understand something new each time. He was upset by the way the newspaper handled Musa’s death but not as upset as when he learned nothing about his brother from the book written by Meursault. He admits he was hoping to learn his brother’s last words or any tidbit about his final moments.

When his mother first realized that Harun was learning to read and write she had...

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