Georges Simenon

Georges Simenon

Georges Joseph Christian Simenon (; 13 February 1903 – 4 September 1989) was a Belgian writer. A prolific author who published nearly 200 novels and numerous short works, Simenon is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret.

Read more about Georges SimenonEarly Life and Education, The Mamelins and The Peters, Career's Beginnings, In France, 1922-1945, In The United States and Canada, 1945-1955, Return To Europe, 1955-1989, Works, Books, Film Adaptations

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New York Review Books - Titles in The NYRB Classics Series
... This list is incomplete you can help by expanding it Act of Passion by Georges Simenon The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll by Álvaro Mutis The ... The Art of Joseph Cornell by Charles Simic Dirty Snow by Georges Simenon The Doll by Bolesław Prus Don't Look Now by Daphne du Maurier The Dud Avocado by Elaine ... Rose Madame de Pompadour by Nancy Mitford The Man Who Watched Trains Go By by Georges Simenon The Mangan Inheritance by Brian Moore Mani Travels in the Southern ...
Georges Simenon - Film Adaptations
... Simenon's work has been widely adapted to cinema and television ... in the House (Les Inconnus dans la Maison, France, 1942), written by Henri-Georges Clouzot Panic (Panique, France, 1946), written and directed by ... released as The End of Belle, adapted from Simenon's novel "La Mort de Belle" (see ) L'Aîné des Ferchaux (France, 1963), written and directed by Jean-Pierre Melville Cop-Out (UK, 1967), written ...
Police Procedural - Written Stories - Georges Simenon
... been suggested that the Inspector Maigret novels of Georges Simenon aren't really procedurals because of their strong focus on the lead character, but the novels have always included ... More importantly, Simenon, who had been a journalist covering police investigations prior to creating Maigret, was giving an accurate depiction, or at least the appearance of an accurate depiction ... Further, Simenon's influence on later European procedural writers, like Sweden's Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo, or the aforementioned Baantjer, is obvious ...
Jean Gabin - Selected Filmography
1946 Martin Roumagnac (The Room Upstairs) Martin Roumagnac Georges Lacombe With Marlene Dietrich ... Adaptation of a novel by Georges Simenon ... Adaptation of an original Maigret story by Georges Simenon ...

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