Maigret Goes to School

Maigret Goes to School


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“One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories.” —The Guardian

Inspector Maigret becomes entangled in the dramas of a small town on his quest to solve the murder of their former postmistress

Maigret is called from his usual duties in Paris to investigate a murder in a small village located close to La Rochelle. A local postmistress has been killed and suspicion has fallen on the local schoolmaster. When Maigret gets there, he discovers a very inward-looking community of people who hated the victim because she knew all their secrets. Maigret must determine if one of those secrets was enough to make someone into a killer. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780241297575
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/02/2018
Series: Inspector Maigret Series , #44
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 281,412
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Georges Simenon (1903–1989) was born in Liège, Belgium. He is best known in the English-speaking world as the author of the Inspector Maigret books. His prolific output of more than four hundred novels and short stories has made him a household name in continental Europe.

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Maigret Goes to School 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Simenon at his best sends Maigret to a seaside village on what seems at first a fools errand based on the word of the village schoolmaster an outsider readily suspected in the death of the local harridan no one liked