Inspector Cadaver (Inspector Maigret #24) (Paperback)

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By Georges Simenon, Will Hobson (Translator)
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"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 battle of wills between Inspector Maigret and an adversary from the past

When a friend's brother-in-law is accused of murdering his daughter's lover, Maigret sets out for a small French town to help and upon arrival is plunged into an atmosphere of animosity. He soon finds himself tangled up in a case that may ruin the very people whom he has come to aid and must face an old enemy--an ex-police officer nicknamed "Inspector Cadaver"--who seems to be doing everything in his power to obstruct Maigret's investigations.

About the Author


Georges Simenon was born in Li├Ęge, Belgium, in 1903. Best known in the English-speaking world as the author of the Maigret books, his prolific output of over 400 novels and short stories has made him a household name in continental Europe. He died in 1989 in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he had lived for the latter part of his life.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780241188477
ISBN-10: 0241188474
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: April 12th, 2016
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Inspector Maigret