Writer on firm ground and at sea

Belgian author Georges Simenon didn't count the popular Inspector Maigret as his most significant…

17 June 2019 - 09.06 AM

Detective in troubled waters

The majority of the "Maigret" mysteries are naturally set in Paris, where the Detective Chief…

11 June 2019 - 08.06 AM

Two men of one mind, sort of

Although we have read at least half of the 75 "Maigret" books, "Maigret's Memoirs" is one that we…

03 June 2019 - 10.06 AM

Inspector in handcuffs

Just a week after we returned from our little side-trip with Maigret to Tucson, Arizona, we find…

24 May 2019 - 09.05 AM

Deeds not words in bitter battle for vote

Three newsreel cameras captured the shocking moment on 4 June 1913 when Emily Davison, a…

21 May 2019 - 10.05 AM