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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    • Maigret Enjoys Himself

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 50
    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Inspector Maigret is meant to be taking a holiday, but he can't resist following the development of his colleague Janvier's case in the papers - and playing a few tricks on the way....

    Regular price: $11.99

    • 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 678
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 604
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 605

    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

    • Maigret's Failure

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 49
    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    When a self-made man appeals to Maigret for protection at his lavish home, a years-old grudge from the past resurfaces and the inspector finds himself questioning his own motives....

    Regular price: $11.99

    • The Carter of ‘La Providence’

    • Inspector Maigret; Book 2
    • By: Georges Simenon, David Coward (translator)
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    Georges Simenon's tragic tale of lost identity, translated by David Coward as part of the new Penguin Maigret series....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful glimpse into the French coastal life

    • By John on 08-03-18

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Maigret Sets a Trap

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 48
    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Paris comes under siege when someone starts killing women on the streets one summer - and Maigret must hatch a plan to lure the murderer out....

    Regular price: $11.99

    • Maigret and the Man on the Bench

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 41
    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Inspector Maigret must untangle the web of lies left behind by a murdered man whose family didn't know him as well as they thought....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such an amazing author

    • By LindyJacobsen on 01-17-18

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Maigret Goes to School

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 44
    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    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 Yellow Dog

    • Inspector Maigret; Book 6
    • By: Georges Simenon, Linda Asher (translator)
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Georges Simenon's gripping tale of small town suspicion and revenge, part of the new Maigret series....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Pernod in Brittany

    • By Zaubermond on 12-05-16

    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 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 76

    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

    • La première enquête de Maigret (Commissaire Maigret)

    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Marcel Mouloudji, Vanina Michel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Qui a tiré un coup de revolver, en pleine nuit, dans l'hôtel particulier de la puissante famille Gendreau-Balthazar, rue Chaptal ? Tout jeune secrétaire du...

    Regular price: $19.14

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