A Maigret Trio (Maigret's Failure, Maigret in Society, Maigret and the Lazy Burglar)

By: Simenon, Georges

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Ex-library with typical stamps, markings, and pocket. Spine a bit cocked, some edge wear and rubbing. Jacket in plastic protective wraps, taped to boards, some edge wear and rubbing. A good reading copy. ;

This volume contains three Inspector Maigret mysteries originally published between 1956 - 1961. Translated by Daphne Woodward and Robert Eglesfield. ; Inspector Maigret; Ex-Library; 7 ¾" X 9 ¾"; 290 pages;

"Maigret is shown faced with three very different deaths, and the various milieus are depicted with an equal surenessof touch.
Maigret's Failure: The vulgarly rich owner of a chain of butcher shops, 'The King of the Meat Trade,' is murdered, for motives understandable and fairly obvious.
Maigret in Society: "Maigret is faced by the subtleties of people so highly bred as to appear to him unreal. He moves among cobwebs, an intruder in tender secrets.
Maigret and the Lazy Burglar: " Here a risky profession is exercised by an eminently cautious man. Maigret's understanding for and liking of a thief is made more poignant since he is frustrated in bringing the killer to justice. "

Title: A Maigret Trio (Maigret's Failure, Maigret in Society, Maigret and the Lazy Burglar)

Author Name: Simenon, Georges

Categories: Georges Simenon,

Edition: 1st American Edition

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1973

ISBN Number: 0151551391

ISBN Number 13: 9780151551392

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 8886

Keywords: Mystery Fiction Murder Mystery Jules Maigret (fictitious Character) Paris France Continental European Fictional Works Detective Stories Police Procedural