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  • Published: 7 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241304358
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 160

Maigret and the Loner

Inspector Maigret #73




A homeless loner haunted by his past is found murdered in this murky tale

When a socially isolated vagrant is found dead in the condemned building where he had been sleeping in Les Halles, Paris, Maigret must delve into the victim's mysterious past to discover who could have killed him.

  • Published: 7 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241304358
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 160

About the author

Georges Simenon

Georges Simenon (1903-1989) began work as a reporter for a local newspaper at the age of sixteen, and at nineteen he moved to Paris to embark on a career as a novelist. He went on to write seventy-five Maigret novels and twenty-eight Maigret short stories.

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Praise for Maigret and the Loner

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

The most addictive of writers . . . a unique teller of tales

Observer

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