Maigret's Dead Man

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Penguin, Sep 27, 2016 - Fiction - 240 pages
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After receiving a series of mysterious calls from a man who later turns up dead, Maigret must plunge into the murky Parisian underworld to solve the case. The twenty-ninth book in the new Penguin Maigret series.
 
A man calls Maigret from a cafe and asks for police protection, saying he’s being followed by men trying to kill him. The next day, the man’s body is identified in the street. To catch the killer, Maigret must piece together the details of his dead man’s life, leading police into the crowded, fetid underground world of the Paris slums in the process.

This novel was published by Penguin in a previous translation as Maigret’s Special Murder.
 

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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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