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 687
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 612
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 613

    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 and the Reluctant Witnesses

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 53
    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    A once-wealthy family closes ranks when one of their own is shot, leaving Maigret - along with a troublesome new magistrate - to pick his way through their secrets....

    Regular price: $11.99

    • My Friend Maigret

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 31
    • By: Simenon Georges, Sian Reynolds - translator
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    It really felt as if they were stepping into another world, and they were embarrassed to be entering it in the dark clothes that had been suited to the rainy streets of Paris the evening before....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Englishman observes Maigret

    • By Zaubermond on 12-29-16

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Maigret and the Headless Corpse

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 47
    • By: Georges Simenon
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    The dismembered body of a man is found in a canal, and only Maigret can uncover the killer....

    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 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    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

    • A Man's Head

    • Inspector Maigret; Book 5
    • By: Georges Simenon, Frank Wynne Translator
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    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 Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien

    • Inspector Maigret; Book 4
    • By: Georges Simenon, Linda Coverdale (translator)
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Georges Simenon's haunting tale about the lengths to which people will go to escape from guilt, translated by Linda Coverdale....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Psychological study more than murder mystery

    • By Adam Shields on 04-04-16

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Signed, Picpus

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 23
    • By: Georges Simenon, David Coward (translator)
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 28

    Maigret dismantles an intricate network of lies stretching from Paris to Nice. Mechanically, he had put his pince-nez down on the blotter and looked at it there with his large, short-sighted eyes....

    Regular price: $14.04

    • 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 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best of Simenon’s stories.

    • By Karel M. Broda on 08-28-18

    Regular price: $11.99

    • The Saint-Fiacre Affair

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 13
    • By: Georges Simenon, Shaun Whiteside (translator)
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Maigret savoured the sensations of his youth again: the cold, stinging eyes, frozen fingertips, an aftertaste of coffee....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • On the Feast of All Souls in Moulins

    • By Zaubermond on 11-10-16

    Regular price: $15.48

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