A Man's Head

A Man's Head

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Set in the in the atmospheric and squalid streets of Paris, Maigret sets out to prove the innocence of a man condemned to death for a brutal murder. In another one of Maigret's unconventional and audacious plans, he arranges the escape of the condemned man in an attempt to prove his theory. The presumed murderer goes on the run across Paris and its suburbs, dropping misleading clues along the way and leading Maigret into the labyrinthine twists of the mystery. Maigret is in for more than he bargained for, as he encounters rich American expatriates, dangerous foreigners and their hidden motives.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 10mm | 132g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • French
  • 0141187247
  • 9780141187242

About Georges Simenon

Georges Simenon was born at Liege in Belgium in 1903. He published over 160 books and his work has been admired by almost all the leading French and English critics. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages and more than 40 have been filmed.show more

Table of contents

Cell no. II; the sleeping man; the evening paper, headquarters; caviar sandwiches; caviar again; a family in trouble; a man in the house; the next day; Maigret becomes talkative; four aces; a parting shot.show more

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4 40% (354)
3 35% (313)
2 7% (58)
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