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Maigret (Reprint) (Paperback) (Georges Simenon)

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A new translation of this gripping novel which sees the inspector brought out of his peaceful retirement, book nineteen in the new Penguin Maigret series.Maigret shrugged his shoulders, buried his hands in his pockets and went off without answering. He had just spent one of the most wretched days in his life. For hours, in his corner he had felt old and feeble, without idea or incentive. But now a tiny flame flickered. 'You bet we'll see' he growled. Maigret's peaceful retirement in the countryside is disrupted when a relative unwittingly embroils himself in a crime he did not commit and the inspector returns to Police Headquarters in Paris once again.Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation asMaigret Returns.'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.' - The Guardian'A supreme writer . . . unforgettable vividness.' - The Independent
Maigret lit his pipe, and let the match burn all the way down to the quick.

A retired Maigret returns to Paris to defend a younger colleague who is being framed for murder. When Maigret?s framed colleagued turns up dead, Maigret is forced to return to his vocation to uncover the truth behind the grisly homicides.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 139.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Police
Series Title: Inspector Maigret
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Georges Simenon
Language: English
Street Date: November 24, 2015
TCIN: 24000437
UPC: 9780141397047
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-9744

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