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  • Published: 3 December 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241304303
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $16.99

Maigret's Madwoman

Inspector Maigret #72




An old woman's cries for help are left unanswered in this gripping story

A kind but seemingly paranoid old lady turns to Inspector Maigret for help. Against the judgement of his subordinates, he decides to pay a visit to her Parisian apartment to investigate, but is he already too late?

  • Published: 3 December 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241304303
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • 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's Madwoman

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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