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Maigret Hesitates 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

  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • Maigret Hesitates
  • Georges Simenon
  • 19 May 2017
  • 9780241304198

About the Author: Georges Simenon

Simenon was one of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century, capable of writing 60 to 80 pages per day His oeuvre includes nearly 200 novels, over 150 novellas, several autobiographical works, numerous articles, and scores of pulp novels written under than two dozen pseudonyms Altogether, about 550 million copies of his works have been printed.He is best known, however, for his 75



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  1. says:

    I suppose someone like Simenon who wrote so many Maigret detective stories would have introduced a number of variations to the simple murder mystery.Reading the series in the publication order of the original books you get a sense of perspective.Penguin Classics have ensured that new translations have been made of each title so each story comes to you almost as fresh,It is amazing that the police procedural has not become stale Sure there are familiar aspects, his boys his favoured detectives His pipe and need to ground himself through time spent with his wife.Maigret Hesitates is an example of the author presenting something fresh A variation on the theme that others have subsequently copied or developed.In this novel Maigret is involved with the family before the murder is committed responding to the threat via anonymous letters.He hopes through his involvement that he can prevent a crime, deter such a drastic outcome He is certain after two days spent with the family, employees and servant that within the group is the letter writer, a murderer and potential victim Yet in this back to front and inverted case he has not sense of achievement just foreboding and a troubled mood.I loved this dilemma Maigret is faced with Is it a hoax Does the murderer want to be stopped It makes for a different emphasis and makes ...

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