"A very solid crime novel, heavy on the human element, that says a great deal about society; how things are structured so that the sewage flows downhill. Maigret, a idealistic cop on his first case, has more than just a crime to figure out"
"I think this is a brilliant book for a couple of reasons. To start, it tackles a subject so emotionally charged that it is very difficult not to let the drama overwhelm everything. Slavery, like the holocaust, is a difficult thing to write about w..."