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Lock 14

Georges Simenon - Author

Robert Baldick - Translator

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ISBN 9781440649226 | 160 pages | 25 Jul 2006 | Penguin | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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Mystery legend Georges Simenon comes to Penguin with classic works in celebration of the iconic Inspector Maigret’s 75th anniversary

One of the world’s most successful crime writers, Georges Simenon has thrilled mystery lovers around the world since 1931 with his matchless creation Inspector Maigret. Seventy-five years later, the incomparable Maigret mysteries make their Penguin debut with three of his most compelling cases.

In Lock 14, Simenon plunges Maigret into the unfamiliar canal world of shabby bars and shadowy towpaths, drawing together the strands of a tragic case of lost identity.

[Simenon was] a writer who, more than any other crime novelist, combined a high literary reputation with popular appeal. (P. D. James)