Maigret and the Hotel Majestic
Penguin delivers two more vintage Inspector Maigret novels by the legendary mystery author In "The Hotel Majestic," Maigret investigates the murder of Mrs. Clark, the wife of a wealthy American industrialist, whose strangled body is found in the basement of an upscale hotel near the Champs-Elysees. Maigret's inquiries take him from the endless corridors of the Hotel Majestic to the countryside of the Bois de Boulogne and sun-drenched Cannes, into a world of prostitution, drug addiction, and blackmail.
- Paperback | 170 pages
- 119.4 x 162.6 x 15.2mm | 90.72g
- 01 Jan 2007
- Penguin Books
- New York, NY, United Kingdom
A truly wonderful writer, marvelously readable lucid, simple, absolutely in tune with that world he creates. (Muriel Spark)
About Georges Simenon
Georges Simenon (1903-1989) began work as a reporter for a local newspaper at the age of sixteen, and at nineteen he moved to Paris to embark on a career as a novelist. He went on to write seventy-five Maigret novels and twenty-eight Maigret short stories.