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  • Published: 3 November 2022
  • ISBN: 9780141998886
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

The Hatter's Ghosts

  • Georges Simenon


A masterful tale of murder and intrigue in a small French town, from the celebrated author of the Maigret series

Nobody mentioned the victims, or the terror that had gripped the town. For the last twenty days it had rained and between the usual quiet conversations and card games, only the trickle of water and the air of cold fear could be detected. A serial killer stalks La Rochelle's cobbled streets - and by the most unfortunate of occurrences, Kachoudas, a poor timid tailor and a newcomer to the town, knows exactly who it is...

One of Georges Simenon's darkest novels, The Hatter's Ghosts is a riveting portrait of murder and subterfuge, at once a cat and mouse thriller and an acute physiological study of the criminal imagination.

  • Published: 3 November 2022
  • ISBN: 9780141998886
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

Praise for The Hatter's Ghosts

A unique teller of tales ... What interested Simenon was the average man losing control of his own fate

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