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Maigret's Pickpocket (#66 Maigret)
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Georges Simenon Sian Reynolds
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Maigret's Pickpocket (#66 Maigret)

Georges Simenon Sian Reynolds


9780241304174

Penguin


Fiction & Literature;
Classic crime;
Fiction in translation


Paperback

160 pages

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A pickpocket steals Maigret's wallet only to return it the following day, on the condition that he visit the thief's apartment. When the thief leads Maigret to the body of his dead wife he becomes embroiled in an unusual murder case.

Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret on the Defensive.

By:   Georges Simenon
Translated by:   Sian Reynolds
Imprint:   Penguin
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 11mm
Weight:   145g
ISBN:   9780241304174
ISBN 10:   0241304172
Series:   Inspector Maigret
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   April 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Georges Simenon was born in Li ge, Belgium, in 1903. He is best know in Britain as the author of the Maigret novels and his prolific output of over 400 novels and short stories have made him a household name in continental Europe. He died in 1989 in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he had lived for the latter part of his life.


One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequalled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories * Guardian * A supreme writer . . . unforgettable vividness * Independent * The most addictive of writers . . . a unique teller of tales * Observer *

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