Was an innocent man executed?

Not surprisingly, after writing 53 “Maigret” books, author Simenon went for something of a different…

03 May 2018 - 11.05 AM

Piling on the pressure

Maigret enthusiasts know not to expect a lot of out-and-out excitement in Simenon’s crime novels.…

20 April 2018 - 09.04 AM

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