Maigret and the Ghost

"The shooting of a fellow inspector and the disappearance of a key witness lead Maigret to some disturbing discoveries about an esteemed Paris art critic"--Page 4 of cover.

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin Classics

ISBN: 0241304032

Category:

Page: 160

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During an undercover case Inspector Lognon is shot in a room he was sharing with a beautiful woman who has since disappeared. Inspector Maigret retraces Lognon's secretive last few days and is drawn into the darker side of the art world. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret and the Apparition. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville '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

Maigret and the Ghost

Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret and the Apparition.

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304044

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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'Compelling, remorseless, brilliant' John Gray It wasn't a traditional painter's smock that Madam Jonker was wearing. It was more a Dominican's monk's habit, the fabric as thick and soft as a bathrobe...She was holding a palette in her left hand, a brush in her right, and her black eyes lighted on Maigret with curiosity. During an undercover case Inspector Lognon is shot in a room he was sharing with a beautiful woman who has since disappeared. Inspector Maigret retraces Lognon's secretive last few days and is drawn into the darker side of the art world. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret and the Apparition. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville '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

Maigret s World

CLO Maigret et le clochard, Maigret and the dosser, Maigretandthebum COL La colère ... Maigret gets angry FAN Maigret et le fantôme, Maigret and the ghost, ...

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Author: Murielle Wenger

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476669779

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 232

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"Georges Simenon's 75 novels and 28 short stories featuring Chief Inspector Jules Maigret provide us with a great deal of information about the French police detective--but only in small, episodic doses. This book presents all the canonical facts and details about the detective and his world in one place"--

Maigret s Madwoman

Maigret, Lognon and the Gangsters Maigret's Revolver Maigret and the Man on the ... Maigret and the Ghost Maigret Defends Himself Maigret's Patience Maigret ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304334

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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'The father of contemporary European detective fiction' Ann Cleeves 'He hadn't seen her arrive. She had stopped on the pavement a few steps away from him and was peering into the courtyard of the Police Judiciaire, where the small staff cars were parked. She ventured as far as the entrance, looked the officer up and down, then turned round and walked away towards the Pont-Neuf' When an old lady tells Maigret someone has been moving things in her apartment, she is dismissed as a fantasist - until a schocking event proves otherwise. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. 'One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century' Guardian

Maigret s Patience

... Itamp Maigret's Fury Maigret and the Ghost Maigret Desends Himself Maigret's Patience Maigret and the Mahmus Cast Maigret's Pitkpothel Maigret Hesitates ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304143

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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Maigret finds himself back on the Rue des Acacias just ten days after cracking another case there. This time it is the murder of a criminal Maigret has known for over twenty years and one he always suspected was behind a string of jewellery robberies in the city. Maigret's patience is tested as he eliminates neighbour by neighbour in his hunt for the murderer. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret Bides His Time. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville '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

Maigret Hesitates

Inspector Maigret #67 Georges Simenon ... of Montparnasse Maigret and the Saturday Caller Maigret and the Iramp Maigret's fury Maigret and the Ghost Maigret ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304204

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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Inspector Maigret receives a series of letters warning of a murder that is going to take place. The letters do not reveal who will die, when it will happen or who will do it. Maigret must trace the letters back to their source before it is too late. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville '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

Maigret s Anger

Men omi Maigret Pietr the Latvian The late Monsieur Gallet The Hanged Man of Saint ... Caller Maigret and the Tramp Maigret's Fury Maigret and the Ghost.

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304020

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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'Compelling, remorseless, brilliant' John Gray During a quiet spell in June Maigret is called to investigate the disappearance of a reputable businessman. When a body is discovered near the famous Père Lachaise cemetery Maigret struggles to find any clues to the perpetrator and loses his temper when his own reputation is threatened by the case. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret Loses His Temper. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville '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

Maigret in Vichy

Maigret , Lognon and the Gangsters Maigret's Revolver Maigret and the Man on ... Maigret and the Ghost Maigret Defends Himself Maigret's Patience Maigret ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304228

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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'The father of contemporary European detective fiction' Ann Cleeves 'What else did they have to do with their days? They ambled around casually. From time to time, they paused, not because they were out of breath but to admire a tree, a house, the play of light and shadow, or a face.' While taking a much-needed rest cure in Vichy with his wife, Maigret feels compelled to help with a local investigation, unravelling the secrets of the spa town's elegant inhabitants. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret Takes the Waters. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville 'One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century' Guardian

Maigret s Childhood Friend

Maigret, Lognon and the Gangsters Maigret's Revolver Maigret and the Man on the ... Maigret and the Ghost Maigret Defends Himself Maigret's Patience Maigret ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304242

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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When a long lost friend pays a visit to Maigret's office, he is shocked to learn that the man's roommate has been murdered. With the help of his old friend, Maigret delves into the life of the victim and finds a complex web of relationships that leads him to the culprit. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret's Boyhood Friend. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville '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

Maigret Defends Himself

Inspector Maigret #63 Georges Simenon ... of Montparnasse Maigret and the Saturday Caller Maigret and the Itamp Maigret's Fury Maigret and the Ghost Maigret ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304075

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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For the first time in his career Inspector Maigret receives written summons to the Chief Commissioner'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. enguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret on the Defensive. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville '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

Maigret and the Informer

Inspector Maigret #74 Georges Simenon ... of Montparnasse Maigret and the Saturday Caller Maigret and the Iramp Maigret's Fury Maigret and the Ghost Maigret ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304396

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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'The father of contemporary European detective fiction' Ann Cleeves 'You see, I mainly work at night. I've ended up getting to know everybody. They're used to me in Pigalle, I exchange a few words with this person or that person. I go into the bars and cabarets where they give me a quarter bottle of Vichy without waiting for me to order anything.' An anonymous tip-off regarding the death of a restaurant owner sends Maigret into the world of Parisian nightlife, a notorious criminal gang and a man known as 'the Flea'. This novel has been pubished in a previous translation as Maigret and the Flea. 'One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century' Guardian

Maigret and the Loner

... and the Tramp Maigret's Anger Maigret and the Ghost Maigret Defends Himself Maigret's Patience Maigret and the Nahour Case Maigret's Pickpocket Maigret ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304358

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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'The father of contemporary European detective fiction' Ann Cleeves 'People who've been here a long time have been talking about him. This morning, when I was having my coffee and croissants, it was all they were talking about. The old folks, even the middle-aged people, remember him and can't understand how he could have become a tramp. Apparently he was a good-looking man, tall and strong, who had a good profession and made a very decent living. And yet he vanished overnight without saying a word to anyone.' The death of a homeless man in a condemned building in Les Halles leads Maigret on the trail of the vagrant's mysterious past, and an event that happened years ago in the close-knit community of Montmartre. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville 'One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century' Guardian

Maigret in Court

Inspector Maigret #55 Georges Simenon ... Maigret and the Saturday Caller Maigret and the Iramp Maigret's fury Maigret and the Ghost THE BEGINNING ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141985923

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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Maigret receives an anonymous phone call concerning the brutal murder of a woman and young child. The tip off concerns the woman's nephew, a mild-mannered man by the name of Gaston Meurant. At Meurant's trial Maigret is called to testify where he admits to continuing the investigation unofficially as he remains doubtful of the man's guilt. Maigret reveals that he had both Meurant and his wife followed and during the trial he exposes some shocking truths about Meurant's private life that may prove his innocence. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville '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

Maigret and the Killer

My Friend Maigret Maigret at the Coroner's Maigret and the Old Lady Madame ... Maigret and the Tramp Maigret's Anger Maigret and the Ghost Maigret Defends ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304273

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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When a tape recorder is found on a murder victim, Inspector Maigret hopes this will be the clue he needs to track down the killer. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville '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

Maigret and the Wine Merchant

My Friend Maigret Maigret at the Coroner's Maigret and the Old Lady Madame ... Maigret and the Tramp Maigret's Anger Maigret and the Ghost Maigret Defends ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304297

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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When a wealthy wine merchant is shot and killed in Paris, Inspector Maigret must investigate a long list of family, colleagues and lovers to uncover just who could have committed the crime. Delving into the depths of the man's personality, Maigret discovers that the victim may have made one too many enemies on his way to the top.

Maigret and the Nahour Case

Inspector Maigret #65 Georges Simenon ... of Montparnasse Maigret and the Saturday Caller Maigret and the Itamp Maigret's fury Maigret and the Ghost Maigret ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304167

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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Maigret is called to the home of professional gambler, Felix Nahour, who has been found shot dead by his chambermaid. Maigret is shocked to recognise a photo of the man's wife who becomes the main suspect. All signs point to her guilt but Maigret suspects there might be more to this complicated affair. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret on the Defensive. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville '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

Maigret and the Tramp

Inspector Maigret #60 Georges Simenon ... PELple of Montparnasse Maigret and the Saturday Caller Maigret and the Iramp Maigret's fury Maigret and the Ghost ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241304006

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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When a tramp is recovered from the Seine, after being badly beaten, Maigret must delve into the man's personal circumstances to figure out just who wanted to kill him. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in previous translations as Maigret and the Dosser and Maigret and the Bum. 'Compelling, remorseless, brilliant' John Gray '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

Maigret and the Old People

Inspector Maigret #56 Georges Simenon. {kn. o: so. PiBirthE latvian The late ... Ghost THE BEGINNING Let the conversation begin ... Follow the Penguin.

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241303900

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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Maigret is called to the home of Armand de Saint-Hilaire, a highly respected official who has been found shot dead in his study by his housekeeper. After interviewing everyone concerned Maigret is at a loss to the identity of the perpetrator until he comes across a series of letters from the past fifty years between the victim and a recently widowed woman. As Maigret uncovers the details behind the two's relationship he gets closer to discovering the tragic truth behind the official's demise. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret in Society. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville '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

Maigret and the Saturday Caller

Inspector Maigret #59 Georges Simenon ... Caller Maigret and the Iramp Maigret's fury Maigret and the Ghost THE BEGINNING Let the conversation begin .

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241303962

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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Inspector Maigret is followed home one evening by a man who reveals his intention to kill his wife and her lover. Maigret intervenes and speaks to the man daily but when the calls suddenly stop Maigret finds a murder on his hands. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. 'Compelling, remorseless, brilliant' John Gray '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

Maigret and the Lazy Burglar

Inspector Maigret #57 Georges Simenon ... PELple of Montparnasse Maigret and the Saturday Caller Maigret and the Iramp Maigret's fury Maigret and the Ghost ...

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Author: Georges Simenon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241303924

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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Set against a high-profile hunt for the latest criminal gang to hit Paris, Maigret is determined to track down the murderer of a quiet crook for whom he cannot help feeling affection and respect. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret and the Idle Burglar. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville '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