The Two-Penny Bar : Inspector Maigret #11, Paperback Book

The Two-Penny Bar : Inspector Maigret #11 Paperback

Part of the Inspector Maigret series

Description

Previously published as The Bar on the SeineA forgotten crime comes to light in the Parisian summer in Georges Simenon's twisted tale.

Book eleven in the new Penguin Maigret series.'A radiant late afternoon.

The sunshine almost as thick as syrup in the quiet streets of the Left Bank . . .there are days like this, when ordinary life seems heightened, when the people walking down the street, thetrams and cars all seem to exist in a fairy tale.'A story told by a condemned man leads Maigret to a bar by the Seine and into the sleazy underside of respectable Parisian life.

In the oppressive heat of summer, a forgotten crime comes to light.Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations.

This novel is a revised translation, previously published as The Bar on the Seine.'Compelling, remorseless, brilliant' John Gray'One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequalled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories' Guardian 'A supreme writer . . . unforgettable vividness' Independent

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780141394176

Other Formats

£7.99

£6.09

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Georges Simenon   |  View all

Also in the Inspector Maigret series   |  View all