Not a lot happens – but read on anyway

Almost all the action in this 1966 novel happens in the first chapter: Detective Chief Inspector…

25 March 2019 - 02.03 PM

Over, under, through: anything to get away

On The Budapest Times bookshelves is "They Got Back", with the tagline "Thrilling, authentic escape…

13 March 2019 - 10.03 AM

Prolific author in fine form

"75 novels are scarcely enough," bemoans Britain’s Telegraph newspaper in reference to the "Maigret"…

13 March 2019 - 10.03 AM

Fighting to save his career

As we near the end of Penguin’s six-year reissue of the 75 "Maigret" books – this is number 63 –…

11 March 2019 - 08.03 AM

The man who would not be held

Subtitled "A compelling story of courage and endurance in the Second World War", the opening chapter…

26 February 2019 - 10.02 AM