The inspiration for ITV's feature-length adaptation starring Rowan Atkinson
'High up in Montmartre, there was a festive atmosphere, people were crowding round the little tables where rosé wine was being served ... Yet a hundred metres further on, the little alleyways were deserted, and the killer might find it easy to pounce'
Detective Chief Inspector Maigret is known for his infallible instinct, for getting at the truth no matter how complex the case, but when someone starts killing women on the streets of Montmartre, he finds himself confounded. In the sweltering Paris summer heat, with the city in a state of siege, Maigret hatches a plan to lure the murderer out ...
Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations.
'The most addictive of writers' Observer
'Compelling, remorseless, brilliant' John Gray
'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
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Four intriguing cases from the files of the famous French detective, Jules Maigret: "Maigret goes Home", "Maigret Sets a Trap", "Maigret at the Crossroads" and "Maigret has doubts". These full-cast dramatizations have been specially adapted for the radio from Simenon's original novels.Product Description:
One of the series of books about Maigret the detective, by George Simenon. Famous for the deep psychological insight the criminal mind and human motivation.
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Book Description Harcourt. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0151551375 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0064618
Book Description Harcourt, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110151551375
Book Description Harcourt, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0151551375