The Madman of Bergerac

The Madman of Bergerac

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One of the world's most successful crime writers, Georges Simenon has thrilled mystery lovers around the world since 1931 with his matchless creation Inspector Maigret. In The Madman of Bergerac , Maigret gets caught up in an investigation in a provincial French town terrorized by a maniacal murderer'only after being shot following a man who has mysteriously jumped off a moving train. The Madman of Bergerac captures the obsessive snobbery and hypocrisy of small-town bourgeoisie.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2007, c2003.
ISBN: 9780143111962
0143111965
Branch Call Number: M SIMENON
Characteristics: 165 pages ; 17 cm.

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Feb 12, 2017

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sharonh12
Oct 12, 2015

Not much blood or action, but psychological drama at its most taut. Has been my favorite 20th century writer (for sheer readability and insight into human nature) since discovering 40 years ago.

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