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The Meursault Investigation is the first novel by Algerian writer and journalist Kamel Daoud. It is a retelling of Albert Camus's 1942 novel, The Stranger. First published in Algeria by Barzakh Editions in October 2013, it was reissued in France by Actes Sud . Its publication in France was followed by nominations for many prizes and awards.

The Meursault Investigation
The Meursault Investigation.jpg
1st US version
(publ. Other Press, 2015)
Author Kamel Daoud
Original title Meursault, contre-enquête
Translator John Cullen
Country Algeria
Language French
Genre Philosophical novel
Published 2013 by Barzakh Editions (French)
Pages 191 pp
Awards Prix Goncourt du Premier Roman (2015)
Prix François-Mauriac (2014)
ISBN 978-9931-325-56-7
OCLC 874450228
843.92
LC Class PQ3989.3.D365

The Meursault Investigation (French: Meursault, contre-enquête) is the first novel by Algerian writer and journalist Kamel Daoud. It is a retelling of Albert Camus's 1942 novel, The Stranger. First published in Algeria by Barzakh Editions in October 2013, it was reissued in France by Actes Sud (May 2014). Its publication in France was followed by nominations for many prizes and awards.

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