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Maigret at Picratt's

Inspector Maigret Series, Book 36 · Inspector Maigret

by Georges Simenon Author · William Hobson Translator

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'Compelling, remorseless, brilliant' John Gray

'He opened the door for her and watched her walk away down the huge corridor, then hesitate at the top of the stairs. Heads turned as she passed. You sensed she came from a different world, the world of the night, and there was something almost indecent about her in the harsh light of a winter's day'

A young cabaret dancer in a black silk dress leads Maigret into a seamy world of nightclubs, drug addiction and exploitation on the streets of Montmartre.

This novel has been published in previous translations as Maigret and the Strangled Stripper and Maigret in Montmartre.

'One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequalled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories' Guardian

'A supreme writer . . . unforgettable vividness' Independent

Publication Details

Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:
Penguin
Publication Date:
2016
Series:
Inspector Maigret

Format

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Georges Simenon (Author)

Georges Simenon was born in Liège, Belgium, in 1903. He is best know in Britain as the author of the Maigret novels and his prolific output of over 400 novels and short stories have made him a household name in continental Europe. He died in 1989 ...

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