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The Yellow Dog

the yellow dog - an Inspector Maigret title from George Simenon - classic crime

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Publisher: Penguin Classics
Language: English
Published Date: 6 March 2014
ISBN: 978-0141393476
Pages: 160

The fifth book in the new Penguin Maigret series: Georges Simenon’s gripping tale of small town suspicion and revengein Linda Asher’s timeless translation.

There was an exaggerated humility about her. Her cowed eyes, her way of gliding noiselessly about without bumping into things, of quivering nervously at the slight­est word, were the very image of a scullery maid accustomed to hardship. And yet he sensed, beneath that image, glints of pride held firmly in check. She was anaemic. Her flat chest was not formed to rouse desire. Nevertheless, she was strangely appealing, perhaps because she seemed troubled, despondent, sickly.

In the windswept seaside town of Concarneau, a local wine merchant is shot. In fact, someone is out to kill all the influential men and the entire town is soon sent into a state of panic. For Maigret, the answers lie with the pale, downtrodden waitress Emma, and a strange yellow dog lurking in the shadows…

 

 

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