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16%OFFGeorges Simenon - The Yellow Dog - 9780141393476 - 9780141393476
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The Yellow Dog

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Description for The Yellow Dog Paperback. In the windswept seaside town of Concarneau, a local wine merchant is shot. In fact, someone is out to kill all the influential men and the entire town is soon sent into a state of panic. For Maigret, the answers lie with the pale, downtrodden waitress Emma, and a strange yellow dog lurking in the shadows.. Translator(s): Asher, Linda. Series: Inspector Maigret. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: FFC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 9. Weight in Grams: 116.
The fifth book in the new Penguin Maigret series: Georges Simenon's gripping tale of small town suspicion and revenge, in Linda Asher's timeless translation. There was an exaggerated humility about her. Her cowed eyes, her way of gliding noiselessly about without bumping into things, of quivering nervously at the slight-est word, were the very image of a scullery maid accustomed to hardship. And yet he sensed, beneath that image, glints of pride held firmly in check. She was anaemic. Her flat chest was not formed to rouse desire. Nevertheless, she was strangely appealing, perhaps because she seemed ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
Series
Inspector Maigret
Number of Pages
144
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780141393476
SKU
9780141393476
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About Georges Simenon
Georges Simenon was born in Liege, Belgium, in 1903. He is best know in Britain as the author of the Maigret novels and his prolific output of over 400 novels and short stories have 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. ... Read more

Reviews for The Yellow Dog
Praise for Georges Simenon: 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 These Maigret books are as timeless as Paris itself. ... Read more

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