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Simenon, Georges 1903-1989

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Maigret and the yellow dog by Georges Simenon( Book )

445 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 27 languages and held by 2,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Jules Maigret investigates the murder of a prominent citizen of a little town on the coast of Brittany and, rather than make a quick arrest of a sad-eyed waitress who has seen too much, stays until justice is done
Maigret and the gangsters by Georges Simenon( Book )

115 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A body that vanishes after it's tossed from a speeding car arouses Maigret's suspicions that mobsters from America are in Paris. Beginning his careful investigation, the detective relentlessly questions a shady restaurateur but gets no solid leads to the imported criminals or their presumed victim. Maigret gradually realizes that friends from the FBI are working behind his back and pride insists that he compete with them to solve the case. Simenon gives a larky twist to his seriocomic police procedural, as riveting as his graver works
Maigret and the apparition by Georges Simenon( Book )

148 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 14 languages and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Maigret, escaping death and lying speechless in a hospital, still manages to solve the mystery
Maigret and the madwoman by Georges Simenon( Book )

92 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly woman who has repeatedly sought Chief Superintendent Maigret's help over an intruder in her apartment is mysteriously murdered
Maigret sets a trap by Georges Simenon( Book )

208 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of murders in Paris force Chief Inspector Maigret to set a trap at the risk of causing another crime
Maigret goes home by Georges Simenon( Book )

194 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maigret goes to Saint-Fiacre, his home town, after noticing a note that had been received by the Moulins police, and sent up to Paris, warning that a crime was going to be committed in the Church at Saint-Fiacre, during the first Mass on All Soul's Day. And in fact, before M's very eyes, the old Comtesse de Saint-Fiacre dies during the mass... of heart failure. M locates her missal, in which a fake newspaper story of her son's suicide had been planted. Her son, Maurice de Saint-Fiacre appears with his mistress, Marie Vassilief. He is broke, as usual, had come to borrow more from his mother. His mother's secretary/lover, Jean Métayer is quick to protest his innocence. The steward, Gautier, who lives in the house that had been M's father's, tells M that the Countess had been going broke as well, and that he had been paying many of her debts. His son, Émile Gautier, works in the bank in Moulins, where M verifies the state of the estate. Maurice schedules a dinner, at which all concerned are invited, including the priest and Dr. Bouchardon, and Jean's lawyer. During the dinner Maurice promises that the murderer will be dead by midnight, and at midnight Émile shoots him, and then explains that he'd known he'd done it. But the gun contained blanks, and Maurice is quick to show that it was the steward and his son who had done the deed, which, however, was unpunishable as a legal crime.
Maigret and the bum by Georges Simenon( Book )

148 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famed inspector must protect the life of a vagrant who refuses to obey society's rules
Maigret and the burglar's wife by Georges Simenon( Book )

149 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une femme, surnommée la Grande Perche à cause de sa grande taille, et qui, dans le passé, a été arrêtée par Maigret, vient trouver le célèbre commissaire pour lui demander de l'aide car son mari se trouve mêlé à une étrange affaire
Maigret and the Hotel Majestic by Georges Simenon( Book )

90 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Try to imagine a guest, a wealthy woman, staying at the Majestic with her husband, her son, a nurse and a governess. In a suite that costs more than a thousand francs a day. At six in the morning, she's strangled, not in her room, but in the basement locker room. In all likelihood, that's where the crime was committed. What was the woman doing in the basement? Who could have lured her down there, and how? Especially at an hour when people of that kind are usually still fast asleep
Maigret's rival by Georges Simenon( Book )

65 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Adult. While investigating a crime in provincial France, the inimitable Inspector Maigret encounters a rival detective from his own past
Maigret and the killer by Georges Simenon( Book )

96 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V detektivním, psychologicky laděném románě, dokončeném v r. 1969, umožňuje kazetový magnetofon ubodaného studenta, vášnivého lovce zvuku, analyzovat zvyky a záliby oběti a seznámit s prostředím vraždy na pařížském předměstí
Maigret in Holland by Georges Simenon( Book )

152 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Maigret is in the town of Delfzijl to investigate the murder of a local teacher, and he encounters two clues, several suspects, and a nearby path which is lit every fifteen seconds by a lighthouse beam
Maigret and the black sheep by Georges Simenon( Book )

79 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maigret bides his time by Georges Simenon( Book )

88 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chief suspect in the murder of master jewel thief Manuel Palmari is Palmari's young mistress, but Inspector Maigret suspects others as well, including the mysterious and gross Monsieur Louis
The bells of Bicêtre by Georges Simenon( Book )

105 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paralyzed and unable to speak, a newspaper publisher reviews his life from a hospital bed and is able to find a new understanding
Maigret and the toy village by Georges Simenon( Book )

56 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maigret just could not understand why anyone should murder an old man with a mania for keeping himself to himself and the enquiry was not made easier by Félicie the housekeeper to whom lying came as naturally as breathing
Maigret and the headless corpse by Georges Simenon( Book )

133 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maigret on the Riviera by Georges Simenon( Book )

116 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The balmy, relaxing Cote d'Azur is not exactly conducive to investigating a murder, and Inspector Jules Maigret has trouble taking the murder of an inoffensive, middle-aged Australian seriously. A deft, psychologically fascinating story about men who kick over the traces--and of men who do not
The murderer by Georges Simenon( Book )

96 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Quand le docteur Kupérus apprend par une lettre anonyme que sa femme le trompe, il n'hésite pas: il saisit un revolver, surprend les amants et les tue. Quelques jour plus tard, il feint l'inquiétude: sa femme a disparu! Bientôt les soupçons se portent sur lui et la rumeur se répand dans la ville: 'Attention! V'là l'assassin ..."--Cover
Maigret at the Gai-Moulin by Georges Simenon( Book )

114 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenaged boys, bent on stealing money from the cash register after hours at the Gai-Moulin--a nightclub in Belgium--stumble upon a body, a discovery that has Inspector Maigret of Paris sorting through suspects
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Maigret on the Riviera
Alternative Names

controlled identityAntibes, Germain d', 1903-1989

controlled identityBobette, 1903-1989

controlled identityBrulls, Christian, 1903-1989

controlled identityDersonne, Jacques, 1903-1989

controlled identityDorsage, Jean, 1903-1989

controlled identityDorsan, Luc, 1903-1989

controlled identityDu Perry, Jean, 1903-1989

controlled identityGeorges, Georges-Martin, 1903-1989

controlled identityGom Gut (Writer), 1903-1989

controlled identityIsly, Georges d', 1903-1989

controlled identityKim, 1903-1989

controlled identityPlick et Plock (Writer), 1903-1989

controlled identityPoum et Zette (Writer), 1903-1989

controlled identitySim, Georges, 1903-1989

controlled identityVialis, Gaston, 1903-1989

Antibes, Germain d'.

Antibes, Germain d’, 1903-1989

Aramis, 1903-1989


Bobette, 1903-1989

Brulls , Christian

Brulls, Christian, pseud. de Georges Simenon

Brulls, Christisan.

Caraman,Georges, 1903-1989

Charles, J.-K., 1903-1989

D’Antibes, Germain, 1903-1989

D’Isly, Georges, 1903-1989

D'Antibes, Germain.

D'Antibes, Germain, 1903-1989

Dersonne, Jacques.

Dersonne, Jacques, 1903-1989

Dersonne Jacques, pseud. de Georges Simenon

Dersonnes, jacques, 1903-1989

D'Isly, Georges.

D'Isly, Georges, 1903-1989

Dorsage, Jean.

Dorsage, Jean, 1903-1989

Dorsan , Luc

Dorsan, Luc, 1903-1989

Dorsan, Luc, pseud. de Georges Simenon

Dorsange, jean, 1903-1989

Dossage, Jean.

Dossage, Jean, 1903-1989

Du Peny, Jean, pseud. de Georges Simenon

Du Perry, Jean.

Du Perry, Jean, 1903-1989

Georges, Georges Martin.

Georges, Georges Martin, 1903-1989

Georges, Georges-Martin, pseud. de Georges Simenon

Georges-Martin-Georges, 1903-1989

Georges Simenon Belgian writer

Georges Simenon belgijski pisarz

Georges Simenon Belgisch schrijver

Georges Simenon belgischer Schriftsteller

Georges Simenon scrittore belga

Georges Simenon un walon de belgique

Georgius Simenon

Gom Gut, 1903-1989

Isly, Georges d'.

Isly, Georges d’, 1903-1989

Jorj Simenon

Kim, 1903-1989

Kosta, Victor.

Kosta, Victor, 1903-1989

La Deshabilleuse, 1903-1989

Martin-George, George, 1903-1989

Martin-Georges, Georges, 1903-1989

Monsieur Le Coq, 1903-1989

Perry, Jean Du.

Perry, Jean Du, 1903-1989

Pertius, Maurice, 1903-1989

Plick et Plock, 1903-1989

Poum et Zette, 1903-1989

Sandor, Jean.

Sandor, Jean, 1903-1989

Sim , Georges

Sim, Georges, 1903-1989

Sim, Georges, pseud. de Georges Simenon


Simenon, ..., 1903-1989

Simenon G. 1903-1989

Simenon, G. (Georges), 1903-1989

Simenon, Georges

Simenon, Georges Joseph

Simenon , Georges Joseph Christian

Simenon, Ž.

Simenon, Zh. (Zhorzh,), 1903-1989

Simenon, Zhorzh.

Simenon, Zhorzh, 1903-1989

Simenon, Žorž.

Simenon, Žorž, 1903-1989

Simenons, Žoržs, 1903-1989

Sīmūnūn, Ǧūrǧ, 1903-1989

Vaillis, Gaston, 1903-1989

Vialis, Gaston.

Vialis, Gaston, 1903-1989

Vialis, Gaston, pseud. de Georges Simenon

Violis, G.

Violis, G., 1903-1989

Žorž Simenon

Žoržs Simenons

Ƶorƶ Simenon

Ζωρζ Σιμενόν

Жорж Сименон

Жорж Симеон

Жорж Сымэнон

Жорж Сіменон

Сименон, Ж. (Жорж), 1903-1989

Сименон, Жорж, 1903-1989

Сименон, Жорж франкоязычный писатель

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جورج سيمنون

جورج سيمنون، 1903-1989

جورج سيمونون، 1903-1989

ژرژ سیمنون نویسنده بلژیکی

ژرژو سیمنۆ

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シムノン, ジョルジュ




西姆農, (比利時), 1903-1989

Maigret and the apparitionMaigret and the madwomanMaigret sets a trapMaigret goes homeMaigret and the bumMaigret and the burglar's wifeMaigret and the Hotel MajesticMaigret's rival