The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud (Book Analysis) - Bright Summaries

The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud (Book Analysis)

By Bright Summaries

  • Release Date: 2015-12-07
  • Genre: Study Aids


Unlock the more straightforward side of The Meursault Investigation with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud, which is a sort of epilogue to Camus’ novel The Stranger. It raises interesting questions about the Algerian identity and the French occupation, as it focuses on the family of ‘the Arab’ killed by Meursault, and their attempts to uncover the truth behind this murder. The book has been listed by Publishers Weekly as one of the 150 best novels of the year and has been awarded the Prix Goncourt for first novels, one of the most coveted French prizes for literature. Daoud is is an Algerian writer and, while The Meursault Investigation is his only novel, he is known for his popular newspaper column. This debut novel is an interesting take on a classic piece of literature, and is a must-read for anybody who enjoyed The Stranger. 

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This easy-to-follow reading guide brings you:
   • A complete plot summary
   • Character studies
   • Key themes and symbols
   • Questions for further reflection

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