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  • Published: 16 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241304174
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $16.99

Maigret's Pickpocket

Inspector Maigret #66




Inspector Maigret falls victim to a pickpocket and is drawn into a peculiar incident

A pickpocket steals Maigret's wallet only to return it the following day, on the condition that he visit the thief's apartment. When the thief leads Maigret to the body of his dead wife he becomes embroiled in an unusual murder case.

  • Published: 16 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241304174
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • 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 Pickpocket

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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