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Maigret S Holiday

Author : Georges Simenon
ISBN : 9780141980751
Genre : Fiction
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A local scandal intrudes on Maigret's seaside holiday in book twenty-eight of the new Penguin Maigret series. At what point in the day could the note have been slipped into his pocket, his left breast pocket? It was an ordinary sheet of glazed squared paper, probably torn out of an exercise book. The words were written in pencil, in a regular handwriting that looked to him like a woman's. For pity's sake, ask to see the patient in room 15. When Inspector Maigret's wife falls ill on their seaside holiday, a visit to the hospital leads him on an unexpected quest to find justice for a young girl. Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. 'His artistry is supreme' John Banville 'One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequalled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories' Guardian 'A supreme writer . . . unforgettable vividness' Independent
Category: Fiction

Maigret S World

Author : Murielle Wenger
ISBN : 9781476629254
Genre : Literary Criticism
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 Georges Simenon’s 75 novels and 28 short stories that feature Chief Inspector Jules Maigret provide us with a great deal of information about the French police detective—but only in small, episodic doses. As readers become acquainted with Maigret one detail at a time, he slowly takes on a flesh-and-bone realism—not merely a character in a story, but someone we would like to meet in real life. This book presents all the canonical facts and details about the detective and his world in one place, presented with tabulations and analyses that enable a better understanding of the works and of Maigret himself.
Category: Literary Criticism

Crime Fiction 1749 1980

Author : Allen J. Hubin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105026043336
Genre : Reference
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Category: Reference

A Handbook Of Contemporary Fiction For Public Libraries And School Libraries

Author : Mary Kathryn Biagini
ISBN : UOM:39015015508818
Genre : Best books
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Provides overviews of the most popular genres and the most important critically acclaimed authors of world literature, lists of specialized selection sources, and chronological listings of the novels and short stories of more than 1,100 authors.
Category: Best books

Crime Uncovered Detective

Author : Barry Forshaw
ISBN : 9781783206322
Genre : Fiction
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Crime Uncovered: Detective is an examination – and celebration – of the most iconic police detectives in the long and bloody history of crime fiction, film and television, identifying the individual characteristics that define these much-loved figures and discussing how they relate to their surroundings, country and class – and the criminals they relentlessly pursue. Detectiveexamines the changing role of the authority figure in crime fiction and film, and analyses how the most imaginative creators cleverly subvert the key elements of both the detectives themselves and the genre they inhabit. The detectives included cover all the important names, making for a truly international spread.
Category: Fiction

Maigret S Christmas

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ISBN : UCAL:B3752242
Genre : Christmas stories
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Category: Christmas stories

Dictionary Of Literary Biography

Author : J. M. Brook
ISBN : 0810345692
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Updates entries already published and supplements the Dictionary of Literary Biography series with entries on newly prominent writers.
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : Janet Husband
ISBN : 0838906966
Genre : Fiction
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Sequels, the most popular and long-lasting guide to novels in series, returns with greatly expanded series listings. Mysteries continue to be a mainstay, with fantasy, science fiction, and romance listings, plus non-genre fiction selections from authors such as Edward Abbey and Lawrence Durrell. The authors have carefully sifted through a growing group of series to select those most likely to be available in a medium-sized public library, weeding out esoteric, obscure, and less popular series. This classic reference includes hundreds of annotated series, title and subject indexes, and suggestions for reading order. Library professionals will find Answers to the perennial question, "What should I read next?" Guidance on the chronology of a series Easy-to-use tools to identify novels by character, setting, and author The definitive resource for novels in series Including series started since 1989 and updated through 2007, Sequels will be the most complete resource for general readers and library patrons as well as readers' advisors; public, university, and high school reference librarians; acquisition and collection management librarians; and even bookstore staff and book reviewers. The expanded Sequels, 4th edition, will become the RA and reference librarian's resource of choice
Category: Fiction