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  • Published: 8 January 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241304068
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $16.99

Maigret Defends Himself

Inspector Maigret #63




When Maigret becomes the accused he must rely on his investigative skills to prove his innocence

For the first time in his career Inspector Maigret receives written summons to the Prefect's office where he learns that he has been accused of assaulting a young woman. With his career and reputation on the line, Maigret must fight to prove his innocence.

  • Published: 8 January 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241304068
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $16.99

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 Defends Himself

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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