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text 2015-06-09 15:22
Last day of a man's life
The Stranger - Albert Camus,Matthew Ward

[“Musa” - The New Yorker](http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/04/06/musa)


> The days blurred into an interminable single day, like a broad, deep valley I meandered through. The last day of a man’s life doesn’t exist. Outside of storybooks, there’s no hope, nothing but soap bubbles bursting. That’s the best proof of our absurd existence, my dear friend: no one is granted a final day, only an accidental interruption of life.


Und eine Idee, die ich auch schon hatte: dies ist eine Kurzgeschichte, die eine andere Sichtweise auf ein Ereignis in einem Buch von Albert Camus erzählt. Cool als Training, und für Camus-Fans. 

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review 2015-05-11 02:17
The Meursault Investigation, by Kamel Daoud
The Meursault Investigation - Kamel Daoud,John Cullen

“Mama’s still alive today” (Chapter I*). So begins Kamel Daoud’s The Meursault Investigation, the long-needed Arab version of Albert Camus’ L’Étranger. Narrated by the brother of the man Meursault killed in L’Étranger, Harun, The Meursault Investigation is an inversion of Camus’ novella and a post-colonial re-examination...


Read the rest of me review at A Bookish Type.

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