Maigret at Picratt’s

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Maigret at Picratt’s | 9780241240281 | Georges Simenon

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ISBN:9780241240281

Format:Paperback / softback

Published:06/10/2016 by Penguin Books Ltd

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‘Compelling, remorseless, brilliant’ John Gray

‘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’

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.

This novel has been published in previous translations as Maigret and the Strangled Stripper and Maigret in Montmartre.

‘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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