Maigret's Memoirs
ISBN: 0241240174
EAN13: 9780241240175
Language: English
Release Date: Apr 25, 2017
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 0.31" H x 7.64" L x 5.04" W
Weight: 0.26 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview

One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories. --The Guardian

A fictional autobiography of Maigret, Georges Simenon's brilliant detective

In this make-believe memoir, Maigret recounts a meeting with the author himself. The account starts with the arrival of Georges Sim, as he is called here, at the Paris Police Judiciaire to soak up atmosphere for his crime novels by dogging the footsteps of Inspector Maigret. The detective is irritated by the audacious young writer who names a character after him and argues that he oversimplifies, in his fiction, the intricate duties of the police investigating a case. Here, Maigret sets the record straight, telling readers how he's different from the invention, and about his courtship and marriage to his beloved Louise.

Ingeniously amusing and tender, Maigret's Memoirs is a look inside the mind of the brilliant Maigret like never before.

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