The New Investigations of Inspector Maigret

The New Investigations of Inspector Maigret

Short stories

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Publisher's Synopsis

A gripping new translation of the iconic short story collection featuring Simenon's celebrated literary detective

'The truth was, Maigret knew nothing! Maigret felt. Maigret was sure he was right, would have bet his life on it. But in vain he'd turned the problem over a hundred times in his head, in vain he'd had every taxi driver in Paris questioned'

A sumptuous mansion hiding terrible crimes, a distressed young woman's cry for help, a gunshot on a rainy Dieppe street, a runaway couple with a secret: these seventeen Inspector Maigret short stories, written and published in journals during the Second World War, show Simenon's celebrated detective uncovering the darkness beneath ordinary lives.

'Not just the world's bestselling detective series, but an imperishable literary legend . . . he exposes secrets and crimes not by forensic wizardry, but by the melded powers of therapist, philosopher and confessor' Boyd Tonkin, The Times

Book information

ISBN: 9780241488546
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Pub date:
Edition: Short stories
DEWEY: 843.912
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 500g
Height: 198mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 35mm