Georges Simenon

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Detection Club Bingo: My Progress So Far

Whee — only two squres to go for blackout!   The Squares / Chapters: 1. A New Era Dawns: Ernest Bramah – The Tales of Max Carrados; Emmuska Orczy – The Old Man in the Corner 2. The Birth of the Golden Age: A.A. Milne – The Red House Mystery 3. The Great Detectives: Margery […]

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Georges Simenon: Pietre le Letton (Pietr the Latvian)

Mind Games Oh boy.  This is the first of the 70+ Maigret novels that Georges Simenon published over the course of 40 years, beginning in 1931, and it’s perhaps a sign of just how far crime writing has evolved since then that this book was published (in serialized form initially) “as is”: I’m willing to […]

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Tannat & Tigus: Eh voilà …

… it’s here.  Even though the cat could hardly be bothered! (This is the only photo I got out of him at all.  After that, he decided this was too stupid for words and hoofed it under my bed.)   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1608220/tannat-tigus-eh-voila

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