“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 GuardianA gripping novel that sees Inspector Maigret brought out of his peaceful retirement“Maigret shrugged his shoulders, buried his hands in his pockets and went off without answering. He had just spent one of the most wretched days in his life. For hours, in his corner he had felt old and feeble, without idea or incentive. But now a tiny flame flickered. ‘You bet we'll see,’ he growled.”Maigret’s peaceful retirement in the countryside is disrupted when a relative unwittingly embroils himself in a crime he did not commit and the inspector returns to Police Headquarters in Paris once again.
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|author||Simenon, Georges, 1903-1989,|
|detailed_location_arlington||Aurora Hills Detectives|
|display_description||"Maigret's peaceful retirement in the country is interrupted when his nephew comes to him for help after being implicated in a crime he didn't commit. Soon Maigret is back in the heart of Paris, and out of place in a once-familiar world"--Page 4 of cover.|
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|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b19636623|Book|Books||English|Penguin Books,|2015.|139 pages ; 20 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Maigret, Jules -- (Fictitious character), Police -- France -- Paris -- Fiction|
|title_full||Maigret / Georges Simenon ; translated by Ros Schwartz|