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Maigret Loses His Temper by  Georges Simenon - Paperback - First Harvest/HBJ Edition - 1980 - from Orielis' Books (SKU: 003844)

Maigret Loses His Temper

Maigret Loses His Temper by  Georges Simenon - Paperback - First Harvest/HBJ Edition - 1980 - from Orielis' Books (SKU: 003844)

Maigret Loses His Temper

by Simenon, Georges

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Very Good. 1980. First Harvest/HBJ Edition. Mass Market Paperback. 0156551284 . Spine slightly slanted, minor shelfwear. A bright, attractive copy.

"A Montmartre night club owner, Emile Boulay, is found strangled outside Père Lachaise cemetery. Inspector Maigret knows it cannot be a professional murder. An underworld killer does not strangle his victim, nor does he keep a corpse on hand for two days in hot weather. Furthermore, the dead man appears to have had no enemies - serious, hard-working, on the right side of the law, even paying his income tax with scrupulous honesty. There are no clues, except for an unexplained check for a large sum written by Boulay just before his death. It is irritating enough that Maigret has to work unusually hard to arrive at the identity of the murderer, and still harder to find a reason for the crime, but when he realizes that his own spotless reputation has been exploited, he does indeed lose his temper."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .


Inspector Maigret, after ruling out the possibility of professional murder and having his spotless reputation called into question, solves the perplexing murder of a nightclub owner who at first glance seems to have no enemies. Translated by Robert Eglesfield. Maigret is a registered trademark of the Estate of Georges Simenon.


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Orielis' Books US (US)
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Maigret Loses His Temper
Simenon, Georges
Mass Market Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
First Harvest/HBJ Edition
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
0156551284, Fiction Mystery Detective Police Procedural, Murder, Inspector Jules Maigret (fictitious Character), Paris, Montmartre, Père Lachaise, Emile Boulay (fictitious Character)
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Mystery / Georges Simenon;

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Orielis' Books has been selling online since August, 2002. We specialize in Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books (both vintage and recent), Large Print books, and a small but growing selection of Military and general history.


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