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The Friend of Madame Maigret (Inspector Maigret Mysteries) (original 1950; edition 2007)
by Georges Simenon, Helen Sebba (Translator)
Madame Maigret's Friend by Georges Simenon (1950)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0143038931, Paperback)
In The Friend of Madame Maigret, Simenon?s economic prose brilliantly portrays the Marais quarter of Paris and those who haunt its narrow streets as Inspector Maigret attempts to prove that a murder has actually been committed without a corpse anywhere to be found. As the investigation becomes increasingly complex, seemingly unconnected characters are drawn into the case, and Maigret begins to wonder if his wife?s earlier strange encounter with a woman and her baby may be the missing link.
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Maigret becomes increasingly frustrated as his attempts to prove that a brutal, repulsive murder has been committed at a local bookbinder prove fruitless. The mystery revolves around a series of seemingly unconnected incidents and characters.
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