A Crime in Holland (Inspector Maigret)

A Crime in Holland (Inspector Maigret)

Georges Simenon


a brand new translation of Georges Simenon's novel set in a tranquil city at the dutch coast, ebook seven within the new Penguin Maigret series.

'Just take a look,' Duclos stated in an undertone, pointing to the scene all around them, the picture-book city, with every thing in its position, like adorns at the mantlepiece of a cautious housewife . . . 'Everyone the following earns his dwelling. Everyone's kind of content material. And primarily, everybody retains his instincts lower than keep watch over, simply because that is the rule of thumb the following, and a need if humans are looking to stay in society.'

When a French professor vacationing the quiet, Dutch coastal city of Delfzjil is accused of homicide, Maigret is distributed to enquire. The group appear chuffed in charge an unknown outsider, yet there are humans a lot towards domestic who appear to comprehend even more than they're letting on: Beetje, the disappointed daughter of a neighborhood farmer, Any van Elst, sister-in-law of the deceased and a infamous neighborhood criminal.

Penguin is publishing the full sequence of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been released in a prior translation as Maigret in Holland.

'Compelling, remorseless, brilliant.' - John Gray

'One of the maximum writers of the 20th century . . . Simenon was once unmatched at making us glance inside of, although the power was once masked by way of his brilliance at soaking up us obsessively in his stories.' - The mum or dad

'A ideal author . . . unforgettable vividness.' - The self reliant

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