| 1989: Georges Simenon
, creator of detective Maigret, died in Lausanne, Switzerland.
1989: Georges Simenon
, inset above, creator of detective Maigret, died in Lausanne, Switzerland.
What nationality was detective writer Georges Simenon
? A Hungarian B Austrian C Belgian D French 12.
Bean) in the lead role as the fictional French detective based on the best-selling books by Georges Simenon
PUBLISHED 1953 MAIGRET AND THE MAN ON THE BENCH by Georges Simenon
FRENCH novelist Georges Simenon
wrote hundreds of works of fiction, yet his most enduring creation remains the detective Jules Maigret.
They address issues like the provision of paratextual recipes, the aesthetics and ethics of food, its place in true crime writing and crime fiction, eating disorders and eating habits as marks of oOtherness,o and the use of food as an indicator of personal and national identity or syncretism and hybridity, with discussion of authors like Anthony Bourdain, Arthur Upfield, Sara Paretsky, Andrea Camilleri, Fred Vargas, Ruth Rendell, Michele Barriere, Paco Ignacio Taibo II, Stieg Larsson, Leonardo Padura, Jean-Francois Parot, Georges Simenon
, and Donna Leon, and the television production Bron/Broen and its remakes The Tunnel and The Bridge.
And Macrae Burnet himself impressed again with the pleasantly tricksy Georges Simenon
homage, The Accident on the A35 (Saraband).
Luckily for us Rowan has given us another cracking thriller based on the books by Georges Simenon
Rowan Atkinson plays writer Georges Simenon
's famous pipe-smoking character in a complex tale of murder, deceit and greed.
Early last year, fans of the actor Rowan Atkinson were surprised, and many astonished, by the British network ITV's announcement it would be airing a feature-length adaptation of Georges Simenon
's Maigret tend un piege (Maigret Sets a Trap), with Atkinson in the lead role.
This year's festival will be in honour of Georges Simenon
, a Belgian author who created fictional detective Jules Maigret.