In the darkness, the main room is as vast as a cathedral. Some warmth is still seeps from the radiators. Delfosse strikes a match. They stop a moment to catch their breath, and work out how far they have still to go. And suddenly the match falls to the ground, as Delfosse [...]
Pubblicazione: 07.08.2014 / Data di consegna: 1-3 settimane (non disponibile a breve termine)
During his first holiday on the island of Porquerolles Dr Mahe caught a glimpse of something irresistible. As the memory continues to haunt him, he falls prey to a delusion that may offer an escape from his conventional existence - or may destroy him.
People find Mr Hire strange, disconcerting. The tenants he shares his building with try to avoid him. He is a peeping Tom, a visitor of prostitutes, a dealer in unsavoury literature. He is also the prime suspect for a brutal murder that he did not commit.
Pubblicazione: 06.11.2014 / Data di consegna: Prenotazione (articolo non ancora pubblicato)
Maigret savoured the sensations of his youth again: the cold, stinging eyes, frozen fingertips, an aftertaste of coffee. Then, stepping inside the church, a blast of heat, soft light; the smell of candles and incense. The last time Maigret went home to the village of his [...]
Comprises four titles from the series so far: Pietr the Latvian, The Carter of La Providence, The Grand Banks Cafe and The Saint-Fiacre Affair.
Pubblicazione: 27.11.2014 / Data di consegna: 3-5 settimane (il titolo viene procurato in modo speciale)
Inspector Maigret investigates when the body of a diamond merchant is found at a Danish aristocrat and his reclusive sister's isolated mansion.
In a new translation of the third book in the Inspector Maigret series, the suspicious circumstances around Monsieur Gallet's death are investigated and his haughty family members are exposed for their crimes and lies. Original.
When Inspector Maigret finds the man that he was following dead by his own hand in a hotel room, his investigations begin to reveal a sordid secret from the man's past that some people will try to keep at any cost.
When a well-dressed woman is found dead in a stable near a canal, Jules Maigret investigates, puzzled how no one heard anything.
Informationen zum Autor. Georges Simenon (1903-1989) was born in Liege, Belgium. In 1923 he moved to Paris, where under various pseudonyms he became a highly successful author of pulp fiction. In the early 1930s, Simenon emerged as a writer under his own name, gaining [...]
Pubblicazione: 14.06.2011 / Data di consegna: min. 4 settimane (il titolo viene procurato in modo speciale)
It was indeed a photograph, a picture of a woman. But the face was completely hidden, scribbled all over in red ink. Someone had tried to obliterate the head, someone very angry. The pen had bitten into the paper. There were so many criss-crossed lines that not a single [...]