A Man's Head (Inspector Maigret #9) (Paperback)

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By Georges Simenon, David Coward (Translator)
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"One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories." --The Guardian

An atmospheric Inspector Maigret mystery set in the bustling streets of Paris

"Slowly the Czech was becoming animated, but in a muted way, so typical of the man. Maigret now noticed his hands, which were long, surprisingly white and dotted with freckles. They seemed to reach out and take part in the conversation. 'Let's be clear that it's not your professionalism which I question. If you understand nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing, it's because from the very start you've been working with facts which had been falsified.'"

Maigret sets out to prove the innocence of a man condemned to death for a brutal murder. As his audacious plan to uncover the truth unfolds, he encounters rich American expatriates, some truly dangerous characters, and their hidden motives.

About the Author


GEORGES SIMENON (1903-1989) was born in Liège, Belgium. Best known in Britain as the author of the Maigret books, his prolific output of more than four hundred novels and short stories have made him a household name in continental Europe.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780141393513
ISBN-10: 0141393513
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: January 27th, 2015
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Inspector Maigret