A Man's Head

A Man's Head

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Set in the oppressively squalid streets of Paris, A Man's Head features Simenon's famed detective as he tracks a killer on the run, while the writer's sharp prose evokes the atmosphere of Parisian luxury hotels, seedy bars, and dark alleys.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 119.38 x 162.56 x 12.7mm | 90.72g
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0143037285
  • 9780143037286
  • 702,926

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.
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Review quote

Maigret ranks with Holmes and Poirot in the pantheon of fictional detective immortals. ("People") [Simenon was] a writer who, more than any other crime novelist, combined a high literary reputation with popular appeal. (P. D. James)
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969 ratings
3.67 out of 5 stars
5 17% (166)
4 41% (393)
3 36% (346)
2 6% (60)
1 0% (4)
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