Georges Simenon

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Noun1.Georges Simenon - French writer (born in Belgium) best known for his detective novels featuring Inspector Maigret (1903-1989)
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1989: Georges Simenon, creator of detective Maigret, died in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Romancier et scenariste, il a notamment participe a l'ecriture d'episodes de la serie [beaucoup moins que] Maigret [beaucoup plus grand que], d'apres Georges Simenon.
Dick not to mention heavy-weights of European literature like Henry Troyat, Georges Simenon just to name but a few.
The Mr Bean star will play pipe-smoking Parisian detective Jules Maigret in two feature-length episodes for ITV, based on the novels by Georges Simenon.
The Mr Bean star will play the pipe-smoking policeman in two featurelength episodes for ITV, based on the novels by Georges Simenon.
This noir novel, written in the style of classic crime writer Georges Simenon, is the first in a trilogy, originally a single novel, entitled The Twenty-Year Death.
A Victor Hugo B Georges Simenon C John Le Carre D Albert Camus QUESTION 11 - for 11 points: Which geological time period was mainly the age of the dinosaurs?
Georges Simenon wrote 75 crime novels and 28 short stories about Commissaire Maigret, published between 1931 and 1972.
In it a writer and his wife finds their lives torn by violence and death--but the story is told as three separate novels, each set in a different decade and written in a style inspired by a different mystery genre name: Georges Simenon, Raymond Chandler and Jim Thompson.
As the twentieth century continued, writers like Georges Simenon and Leo Malet took the French crime novel beyond the Fantomas-like hyperbole of the earlier years and into the psychological darkness.
50 Punchestown Georges Simenon was a prolific Belgian author who published nearly 200 novels and is best known for creating fictional detective Maigret.
Bellamy is firmly rooted in popular culture, dedicated to the music of Georges Brassens and the novels of Georges Simenon.