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Is Meursault bothered that he doesn't know what day Maman died?

TL;DR: Yes he is bothered that he doesn't know which day his mother died. But only slightly, and not nearly as much as he is saddened by her death. Rather than rewriting most of it, here's my answer ...
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Did Camus have a known source of inspiration for Meursault's behaviour during and after his mother's funeral?

TL;DR Camus's source of inspiration for Meursault's behaviour during and after his mother's funeral was very likely based on himself (or perhaps a close friend or relative; I'm still looking into that)...
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Where/what is "C" in Annie Ernaux's short story "Returns"

The next rail stop from Motteville is Yvetot, which has a street called Rue Carnot, which is mentioned in the story. Although it does not lead from the station to the centre of town. Ernaux grew up in ...
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