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Georges Simenon – The Sailors’ Rendezvous

  The Deadly Power of Mad Love A tale of amour fou that turns into violence, the petite bourgeois temptations of a well-arranged marriage, a sensual...

Georges Simenon – The bells of Bicêtre

A successful man is a victim of a stroke and wakes up in a hospital room: unable to relate to others because of a...

Georges Simenon – The Blue Room

Simenon's astonishing narrative skills The theme of a love triangle, cherished by Simenon, is represented with an original twist in this novel, thanks to a...

Georges Simenon – Mr Hire’s Engagement

  Brilliant Simenon With a heartbreaking and terrible story, the novel by Simenon paints intense portraits of main actors and extras: the female concierge living in...

Georges Simenon – In Case of Emergency

  Him, her and the other The setting is the typical middle-class one, as in many other works by the author; he is a famous lawyer,...

Georges Simenon The Man Who Watched Trains Go By

Too simple to call it a Noir An ordinary man suddenly becomes the master of his own existence. But his normality, like every other, is...

Georges Simenon – The Murderer

  A great expert of human nature In this short book we find a theme cherished by Simenon; that of an average middle class man who...

Georges Simenon – The Snow Was Dirty

  Simenon as Dostoevskij Noir set during the Nazi occupation, The Snow Was Dirty narrates the initiation of a young man into adulthood, and a crime...

Georges Simenon – Red Lights

A Simenon to discover A noir with a decidedly American flavour. A “road story” where the reader is swept along with the protagonist, in a...