The Snow Was Dirty Penguin Classics

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Penguin Books #ad - Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories. The guardianin this brilliant new translation of georges Simenon’s classic novel, the heaps of snow that look rotten, a young man descends into a brutal world of crime “And always the dirty snow, with black patches and embedded garbage .

Unable to cover the filth. Nineteen-year-old frank—thug, son of a brothel owner—gets by surprisingly well despite living in a city under military occupation, thief, but a warm house and a full stomach are not enough to make him feel truly alive in such a climate of deceit and betrayal. During a bleak, unending winter, he embarks on a string of violent and sordid crimes that set him on a path from which he can never return.

The Snow Was Dirty Penguin Classics #ad - . One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Georges simenon’s matchless novel is a brutal, compelling portrayal of a world without pity; a devastating journey through a psychological no man’s land.

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The Man Who Watched the Trains Go By

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Penguin Books #ad - . One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories. The guardianin this georges simenon classic, a Dutch clerk flees to Paris with his crooked boss’s money and meets the woman behind the man“A certain furtive, almost shameful emotion.

Now, on some dark impulse, he boards one at random, and begins a new life of recklessness and violence. Kees used to watch the trains go by on their way to exciting destinations. The man who watched the trains go by is a chilling portrayal of a man who breaks from society and goes on the run asks who we are, and what we are capable of.

The Man Who Watched the Trains Go By #ad - . Disturbed him whenever he saw a train go by, a night train especially, its blinds drawn down on the mystery of its passengers. Kees popinga is a respectable dutch citizen and family man—until the day he discovers his boss has bankrupted the shipping firm he works for, and something snaps.

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The Blue Room Penguin Modern Classics

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Penguin Books #ad - It soon turns into a nightmare from which there can be no escape. Their adulterous affair is intoxicating, passionate—and dangerous. Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories. The guardianmaster novelist georges simenon’s critically acclaimed tale of the destructive power of lust and guilt“He felt no resentment towards Andree for biting his lip.

. In the context of their lovemaking, it had its place. For tony and andree, there are no rules when they meet in the blue room at the Hotel des Voyageurs. One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Heart-pounding and high-stakes, reckless lust,  The Blue Room is a stylish and sensual psychological thriller that weaves a story of cruelty, and relentless guilt.

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The Mahé Circle Penguin Modern Classics

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Penguin Books #ad - As the memory continues to haunt him, he falls prey to a delusion that may offer an escape from his conventional existence—or may destroy him. Taut, simenon’s dark, this is the first english translation of The Mahé Circle, insightful, and impossible to put down, malevolent depiction of an ordinary man trapped in mundanity and consumed by obsession.

One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Mahé caught a glimpse of something irresistible. Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories. The guardianthe first-ever english publication of Georges Simenon’s compelling novel about summer escape and elusive obsessions“The island itself.

The Mahé Circle Penguin Modern Classics #ad - Its throbbing heat as if in a belljar under the sun, the scorpion in his son’s bed, the deafening sound of cicadas. During his first holiday on the island of Porquerolles, Dr.

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Maigret Defends Himself Inspector Maigret Book 63

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Penguin Books #ad - For the first time in his career, Inspector Maigret receives written summons to the Chief Commissioner’s office. There he learns that he has been accused of a horrible assault by an individual with ties to a high-ranking official. He is forbidden from attempting to investigate the case, but with his career and reputation on the line, Maigret must do everything he can to prove his innocence and uncover the motive behind the accusation.

A nail-biting dissection of what happens when suspicion falls on the very man tasked with bringing about justice, Maigret Defends Himself is a riveting mystery from Georges Simenon. One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories.

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Maigret Hesitates Inspector Maigret Book 67

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Penguin Books #ad - He quickly traces the stationery back to the house of Emile Parendon, an eminent lawyer. But once there, the inspector finds that pinning down clues to a crime not yet committed isn't easy. One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories.

The guardianwhen a mysterious letter writer warns inspector maigret that a murder is imminent, and when the killing will occur, penned on expensive stationery, arrives at Maigret's desk claiming that a murder will take place but that the writer is unsure as to who will die, who will do the killing, Maigret must trace the messages back to their source before it is too lateWhen a series of letters, Maigret's interest is piqued.

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Maigret and the Ghost Inspector Maigret Book 62

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Penguin Books #ad - Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories. The guardianwhen a colleague is shot under mysterious circumstances, Inspector Maigret must work fast to uncover the truth During an undercover case, Inspector Maigret’s colleague Lognon is shot and rushed to surgery.

One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. With all eyes on him, inspector maigret retraces Lognon’s secretive last few days and is drawn into the dark side of the Paris art world, where no one is as they seem. No one knows why he was there, but rumors are swirling that he was working on a case—something big.

Maigret and the Ghost Inspector Maigret Book 62 #ad - The attack took place in a room he was sharing, unbeknownst to his friends and family, with a beautiful woman who has since disappeared. A page-turner filled with shocking revelations, Maigret and the Ghost is an absorbing mystery.

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Maigret and the Good People of Montparnasse Inspector Maigret Book 58

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Penguin Books #ad - One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. In maigret and the good people of Montparnasse, he must rely on his famous intuition above all to uncover the shocking truth. The neighbors describe the josselin household as a bastion of bourgeois compatibility, and Inspector Maigret is stymied by the absence of motive and by the reticence of the bereaved wife.

. Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories. The guardianwhen he is tasked with solving a seemingly motiveless murder, Inspector Maigret must rely on his famous intuition to discover the truthA retired manufacturer is found murdered with his own pistol in his favorite armchair, shattering the tranquility of a quiet Paris community.

Maigret and the Good People of Montparnasse Inspector Maigret Book 58 #ad - It is not until a chance witness recalls an odd encounter between the deceased and a man in a bistro that the veil of propriety protecting the killer begins to dissolve. Maigret suspects that he’s not being given all the facts in this case as he is drawn deeper into the complex web of family dramas and lies at the heart of it.

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Maigret's Anger Inspector Maigret Book 61

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Penguin Books #ad - Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories. The guardianwhen a well-liked nightclub owner turns up dead in a cemetery, Inspector Maigret must track down the killer—despite a lack of suspects. Things take a dark turn when the man’s body is discovered near the famous Père Lachaise cemetery.

There’s no trace of the man having any enemies, and Maigret struggles to find any clues to the perpetrator—and loses his temper when his own reputation is threatened by the case. Under the heat of the paris summer sun, in Maigret’s Anger, the inspector must find the connections he’ll need to catch a killer and preserve his good name.

Maigret's Anger Inspector Maigret Book 61 #ad - . One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. During a quiet spell in june, maigret is called to investigate the disappearance of a reputable businessman, a nightclub owner with properties in Montmarte and on the Champs-Élysées.

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Maigret's Secret Inspector Maigret Book 54

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Penguin Books #ad - Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories. The guardianat a lavish dinner party, maigret shares the story of a case from a few years back that haunts him to this day, Inspector Maigret recounts the tale of an old case that has haunted him for years At one of his friends’ frequent dinner parties, in which a man named Adrien Josset was found guilty and was executed for the murder of his wife, Christine.

. But though all the clues pointed to Adrien’s guilt, Maigret remained unconvinced, and years later, he still doubts the murderer’s true identity. Adrien had been a weak-willed, but christine, mild-mannered man, who was much wealthier than he, had used her connections to land him an influential position in an important career.

Maigret's Secret Inspector Maigret Book 54 #ad - Maigret’s secret is a thought-provoking dive into the machinations of justice, and the ways in which they can sweep away an innocent man’s life. One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Maigret had interviewed Adrien only once when the examining magistrate took over the case and successfully moved to have him executed.

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Maigret and the Saturday Caller Inspector Maigret Book 59

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Penguin Books #ad - Uneasy and hoping to stop the man before he goes too far, Maigret must investigate a murder that has not yet been committed and uncover the truth behind this peculiar ménage à trois. A fast-paced, maigret and the saturday caller follows the inspector through Montmartre as he patiently questions Parisian partiers, and others as to Planchon's whereabouts, bartenders, psychologically astute mystery, stripping away a bit more of the mystery's camouflage with each encounter until they lead him to their shocking conclusion.

He has even worked out a plan to hide their bodies in concrete. One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories. The guardianmaigret is visited by a troubled man and asks him to keep in touch, hoping to curtail his criminal impulses--but when the man disappears, Maigret must investigate a crime that may or may not have occurredWhen Maigret returns home at the end of a long day, he is surprised to find a tense man named Léonard Planchon waiting on his doorstep with an unusual problem.

Maigret and the Saturday Caller Inspector Maigret Book 59 #ad - Planchon wants to kill his wife, or perhaps his wife and her lover, who for two years have been making him sleep on a cot in the dining room.

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