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Le Charretier de La Providence (Ldp Simenon) (French Edition) (original 1931; edition 2009)
by G. Simenon
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0143037277, Paperback)Mystery legend Georges Simenon comes to Penguin with classic works in celebration of the iconic Inspector Maigret’s 75th anniversary
One of the world’s most successful crime writers, Georges Simenon has thrilled mystery lovers around the world since 1931 with his matchless creation Inspector Maigret. Seventy-five years later, the incomparable Maigret mysteries make their Penguin debut with three of his most compelling cases.
In Lock 14, Simenon plunges Maigret into the unfamiliar canal world of shabby bars and shadowy towpaths, drawing together the strands of a tragic case of lost identity.
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When a woman is found strangled in a stable near Lock 14, her husband is unmoved and unhelpful. Gradually, a story of whisky-fuelled orgies and a nomadic lifestyle unfold, but can the crime be solved from aboard the yacht, or somewhere else along the canal?
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