Death of a Nobody (Penguin 60s)

by Georges Simenon | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 014600065x Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 1/13/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Saturday, January 13, 2018
I got this little softcover from Better World Books. It contains two Inspector Maigret tales, the title story and "The Man in the Street". The first one deals with a "nobody" who's found shot to death in a hotel room, and whose life turns out to include a surprising secret; this one has a very poignant twist.

"The Man in the Street" pays more homage to real-world policework than many detective stories do, with Maigret sticking to a slow-motion pursuit and waiting-game with his suspect; among other things, both of them catch colds. The case is one in which Maigret is not without sympathy, but as he says, he must get at the truth...

Released 6 mos ago (5/16/2018 UTC) at New Hampshire geocache (see notes for details) in -- Geocaches, New Hampshire USA


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