Bloodhound on the trail

Simenon unleashes a wham-bam opening here that has our head in a spin trying to keep up with it. The…

26 March 2018 - 10.03 AM

An investigation in reverse

The last time we encountered Detective Chief Inspector Maigret he was run-down from years of chasing…

19 March 2018 - 09.03 AM

Over the top with the last man standing

Harry Patch didn’t climb Everest, split the atom, sail solo round the world, write the definitive…

26 February 2018 - 09.02 AM

Watching from the wings

This edition in Penguin Random House’s one-a-month reissue of the 75 Maigret novels is the December…

20 February 2018 - 09.02 AM

Enslaved by ISIS

On the cover of her book, Nadia Murad looks at first glance like a normal balanced young woman,…

14 February 2018 - 10.02 AM