The Meursault Investigation Quotes

Kamel Daoud
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It happened, and everyone talked about it. People still do, but they mention only one dead man, they feel no compunction about doing that, even though there were two of them, two dead men.”
-- Narrator (Chapter 1)

Importance: Harun makes the statement that although two men died as a result of Musa’s murder only one, the murderer, is remembered because he was memorialized through a book that was well read.

And I’ve got another reason besides: I want to pass away without being pursued by a ghost.”
-- Narrator (Chapter 1)

Importance: Harun tells the graduate student that he wants to tell Musa’s story because he wants to give his brother a name. He also wants to ensure that Musa’s ghost will allow him to die in peace because he has been vindicated.

Do you realize what it would mean if I could prove what I’m telling you, if I could prove your hero...
-- Narrator (Chapter 3)

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