In the luxury Hotel Majestic, the French wife of a wealthy American businessman is discovered, murdered, in a locker in the hotel's dank basement. The story touches on the illusions of class, the fragility of respectability, and the dark secrets that can unite the most unlikely people.
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Georges Simenon (1903–1989) is one of the most widely read and published novelists of all time. He wrote more than two hundred books under his own name—including seventy-five Maigret novels—and more than two hundred under a series of pseudonyms.Review:
A truly wonderful writer, marvelously readable—lucid, simple, absolutely in tune with that world he creates. -- Muriel Spark
A writer who, more than any other crime novelist, combined a high literary reputation with popular appeal. -- P. D. James
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