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Georges Simenon was born in Liege, 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.

David Coward is the award-winning translator of Albert Cohen's Belle du Seigneur and numerous other French works.]]


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Maigret, Jules (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Police -- France -- Paris -- Fiction.
Maigret, Jules (Fictitious character) -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01006059
Police. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01068398
France -- Paris. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01205283