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Maigret And The Tramp

Author : Georges Simenon
ISBN : 9780241304006
Genre : Fiction
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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

Famous Movie Detectives Iii

Author : Michael R. Pitts
ISBN : 0810836904
Genre : Performing Arts
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This book not only includes chapters on more than twenty new screen sleuths but also updates information on several detectives included in the first two volumes of Famous Movie Detectives. Author Michael Pitts also provides new material on sleuths in silent films and serials, as well as a listing of radio and television detective programs.

Maigret Sets A Trap

Author : Georges Simenon
ISBN : 9780141982199
Genre : Fiction
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The inspiration for ITV's feature-length adaptation starring Rowan Atkinson 'High up in Montmartre, there was a festive atmosphere, people were crowding round the little tables where rosé wine was being served ... Yet a hundred metres further on, the little alleyways were deserted, and the killer might find it easy to pounce' Detective Chief Inspector Maigret is known for his infallible instinct, for getting at the truth no matter how complex the case, but when someone starts killing women on the streets of Montmartre, he finds himself confounded. In the sweltering Paris summer heat, with the city in a state of siege, Maigret hatches a plan to lure the murderer out ... Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. 'The most addictive of writers' Observer '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

Scene Of The Crime

Author : David Geherin
ISBN : 9781476608150
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Offering analysis of the fiction of 15 authors for whom the setting greatly contributes to their overall literary style, this book focuses on the many ways that “place” figures in modern crime and mystery novels. The authors (and their settings) are: Georges Simenon (Paris), Donna Leon (Venice), Tony Hillerman (American Southwest), Walter Mosley (South Central Los Angeles), George P. Pelecanos (Washington, D.C.), Sara Paretsky (Chicago), James Lee Burke (Southern Louisiana), Carl Hiaasen (South Florida), Ian Rankin (Edinburgh), Alexander McCall Smith (Botswana), James McClure (South Africa), Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö (Stockholm), Paco Ignacio Taibo II (Mexico City), Leonardo Sciascia (Sicily) and Lindsey Davis (Ancient Rome).

The Dangerous Edge

Author : Gavin Lambert
ISBN : UOM:39015001425548
Genre : Detective and mystery films
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A Garrulous Tramp

Author : Carl H. Harrison
ISBN : 9781460249079
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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After a career in Canadian banking Carl decided to retire early from gainful employment. He wanted to travel down the roads he had day-dreamed of during his working years. So off he went to achieve fulfilment of those travelling desires. A Garrulous Tramp is the third light-hearted Harri's on Tour travel tale. He joyfully recounts the adventures, sights and the many people he came across during his sojourn in Great Britain and Paris. Travel along with Carl to Stonehenge, Old Sarum, Rosslyn Chapel and many castles, some more ruined than others. Ride along on the Eurostar beneath the waves to the City of Light, tramp with him down ancient city streets and in the countryside and get a sense of old world history. ...

A Maigret Trio Maigret S Failure Maigret In Society Maigret And The Lazy Burglar

Author : Georges Simenon
ISBN : UOM:39015011546291
Genre : Fiction
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Maigret And The Lazy Burglar

Author : Georges Simenon
ISBN : UCSC:32106011414114
Genre : Electronic apparatus and appliances - Congresses
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The Pocket Essential Georges Simenon

Author : David Carter
ISBN : NWU:35556033716895
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Pocket Essentials is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction, history, and more. This concise guide to one of the most prolific crime writers of the 20th century will appeal to his established fan base, new readers, serious academics, and film buffs alike. Author of almost 400 novels, including the acclaimed Commissaire Maigret series, 55 of his books have been turned into films and 279 have been adapted for TV. Having garnered praise from such diverse critics as Cocteau, T.S. Eliot, Henry Miller, Fellini, and Renoir, this is a great guide to Simenon's prodigious output.

Twayne S World Authors Series

Author : Lucille Frackman Becker
ISBN : UCAL:B3557829
Genre : Literary Criticism
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