Nine of Simenon’s best short stories, beginning with a Christmas mystery in which an otherwise sensible little girl insists that she has seen Father Christmas. No fewer than four of the stories have youthful heroes who bring out the paternal streak in Maigret and help give a delightful freshness to this collection. Translated by Jean Stewart. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
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Georges Simenon (1903-1989) was born in Lie`ge, Belgium. As a young man he worked as a baker, journalist, and bookseller and published his first novel at seventeen. He went on to write more than two hundred novels, becoming one of the world's most prolific and bestselling authors. His books have sold more than 500 million copies and have been translated into fifty languages.Language Notes:
Text: English, French (translation)
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Book Description Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich/Harvest, 1981. Book Condition: Good. New Ed. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP90599374
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