99p Deal for Kindle: Simenon's Maigret At Picratt's @ Amazon
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99p Deal for Kindle: Simenon's Maigret At Picratt's @ Amazon

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Found 15th Jan
A young cabaret dancer in a black silk dress leads Maigret into a seamy world of nightclubs, drug addiction and exploitation on the streets of Montmartre.

'He opened the door for her and watched her walk away down the huge corridor, then hesitate at the top of the stairs. Heads turned as she passed. You sensed she came from a different world, the world of the night, and there was something almost indecent about her in the harsh light of a winter's day'

Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in previous translations as Maigret and the Strangled Stripper and Maigret in Montmartre.

'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

'A supreme writer . . . unforgettable vividness' Independent
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Looks decent, especially for 99p!

Thanks for sharing
Anyone read the Maigret books?

Are they up there with Sherlock Holmes and Poirot books?
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Maigret is a fabulous detective. The stories give Insight into the layers of society and into the minds of all the villains and their associates. Right up there with the best of them, including those you mention
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