Maigret and the Good People of Montparnasse

Maigret and the Good People of Montparnasse

Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241303948

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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A retired manufacturer has been shot dead by his own pistol, last seen alive by his son-in-law. In this seemingly motiveless murder, Inspector Maigret must rely on his famous intuition to discover the truth. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret and the Black Sheep. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville '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
Maigret and the Good People of Montparnasse
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Georges Simenon
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-02 - Publisher: Penguin UK

A retired manufacturer has been shot dead by his own pistol, last seen alive by his son-in-law. In this seemingly motiveless murder, Inspector Maigret must rely on his famous intuition to discover the truth. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been
Maigret and the Old People
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Georges Simenon
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-07 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Maigret is called to the home of Armand de Saint-Hilaire, a highly respected official who has been found shot dead in his study by his housekeeper. After interviewing everyone concerned Maigret is at a loss to the identity of the perpetrator until he comes across a series of letters from
Maigret and the Ghost
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Georges Simenon
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-06 - Publisher: Penguin UK

'Compelling, remorseless, brilliant' John Gray It wasn't a traditional painter's smock that Madam Jonker was wearing. It was more a Dominican's monk's habit, the fabric as thick and soft as a bathrobe...She was holding a palette in her left hand, a brush in her right, and her black eyes lighted
Maigret and the Loner
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Georges Simenon
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-07 - Publisher: Penguin UK

'The father of contemporary European detective fiction' Ann Cleeves 'People who've been here a long time have been talking about him. This morning, when I was having my coffee and croissants, it was all they were talking about. The old folks, even the middle-aged people, remember him and can't understand
Maigret and the Nahour Case
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Georges Simenon
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-07 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Maigret is called to the home of professional gambler, Felix Nahour, who has been found shot dead by his chambermaid. Maigret is shocked to recognise a photo of the man's wife who becomes the main suspect. All signs point to her guilt but Maigret suspects there might be more to