Georges Simenon
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Georges Simenon

Georges Simenon is one of the most addictive and bestselling European authors of the 20th Century. His work consists of 391 titles, and he is best known as the creator of the fictional detective series consisting of 75 books featuring Inspector Maigret, translated into more than 50 languages and sold in more than 50 countries. There are over 800 million Simenon books sold worldwide and he is the most translated French speaking author of the 20th century and the second most translated author of all time in Italy after Shakespeare.

'A writer who, more than any other crime novelist, combined a high literary reputation with popular appeal' P.D. James

'My readings? I read Tout Simenon, and when I'm done, I start all over again' Claude Chabrol

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    • Pietr the Latvian

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 1
    • By: Georges Simenon, David Bellos (translator)
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 666
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 593
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 594

    The first audiobook which appeared in Georges Simenon's famous Maigret series, in a gripping new translation by David Bellos....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Long live Maigret

    • By Zaubermond on 11-19-14

    Regular price: $14.21

    • A Crime in Holland

    • Inspector Maigret; Book 8
    • By: Georges Simenon, Sian Reynolds (Translator)
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    When a French professor visiting the quiet, Dutch coastal town of Delfzjil is accused of murder, Maigret is sent to investigate....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Maigret investigates a killing in Holland

    • By Donald on 08-28-15

    Regular price: $15.16

    • Maigret Goes to School

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 44
    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    When a school teacher from a small coastal town near La Rochelle asks Maigret to help prove he is innocent of murder, the Inspector returns with him to his insular community....

    Regular price: $11.72

    • The Cellars of the Majestic

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 21
    • By: Georges Simenon, Howard Curtis (translator)
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The dark side of glamorous expat life in Paris is brought to life in this new translation. Try to imagine a guest, a wealthy woman, staying at the Majestic....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enraging the angels

    • By Zaubermond on 12-08-16

    Regular price: $11.35

    • The Late Monsieur Gallet

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 3
    • By: Georges Simenon, Anthea Bell (translator)
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 73

    George Simenon's devastating tale of misfortune, betrayal and the weakness of family ties, translated by Anthea Bell....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Five star fiction, highly recommended

    • By Zaubermond on 12-09-14

    Regular price: $11.35

    • Maigret's Dead Man

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 29
    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    That shoeless foot looked incongruous lying on the pavement next to another foot encased in a shoe made of black kid leather....

    Regular price: $15.98

    • A Man's Head

    • Inspector Maigret; Book 5
    • By: Georges Simenon, Frank Wynne Translator
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Set in the in the atmospheric and squalid streets of Paris, Maigret sets out to prove the innocence of a man condemned to death for a brutal murder....

    Regular price: $15.16

    • The Blue Room

    • By: Georges Simenon, Linda Coverdale - Translator
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    A new translation of Simenon's gripping novel about lives transformed by deceit and the destructive power of lust....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simenon, a genius. The blue room is psychological space.

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-06-17

    Regular price: $12.03

    • The Man Who Watched the Trains Go By

    • By: Georges Simenon, Sian Renyolds - Translator
    • Narrated by: Mark Meadows
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Kees Popinga is a respectable Dutch citizen and family man. Then he discovers that his boss has bankrupted the shipping firm he works for - and something snaps....

    Regular price: $17.92

    • Maigret in New York

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 27
    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Persuaded to sail to New York by a fearful young law student, Maigret finds himself drawn into the city's underworld and a wealthy businessman's closely guarded past....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Maigret is Revealed

    • By NYDenizen on 03-18-18

    Regular price: $13.12

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