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Maigret And The Old People

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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.

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‘His artistry is supreme’ John Banville

‘He had seldom been so perplexed by human beings. Would a psychiatrist, a teacher or a novelist…have been better placed to understand characters who had suddenly materialized from another century?’

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.

This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret in Society.

‘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

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Weight 0.134 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

154

Language

English

Edition

Paperback original

Dewey

843.914 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K