Publisher description for Signed, Picpus / Georges Simenon ; translated by David Coward.
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Maigret dismantles an intricate network of lies stretching from Paris to Nice in book twenty-three of the new Penguin Maigret series.
"Mechanically, he had put his pince-nez down on the blotter and looked at it there with his large, short-sighted eyes. It is at that moment that the strange thing happens. One of the lenses, acting as a mirror, reflected the criss-cross, hatched ink marks which had dried on the blotter and he could just make out a couple of words."
When_a_fortuneteller_is_found_murdered_in_her_apartment,_Maigret_must_find out_not_only_who_commited_the_crime,_but_why_it_was_predicted_in_a_note_found earlier--signed_by_the_unknown_Picpus.
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