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Georges Simenon - Jules Maigret (Paperback) Loot Price: R271
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Georges Simenon - Jules Maigret (Paperback): Books Llc
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Chapters: Jules Maigret. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 25. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Medieval16th century 17th century18th century 19th century20th century Contemporary Georges Joseph Christian Simenon (French pronunciation: February 13, 1903 September 4, 1989) was a Belgian writer. A prolific author who published nearly 200 novels and numerous short works, Simenon is best known for the creation of the fictional detective Maigret. Georges Simenon was born at 26 rue L opold (now number 24) in Li ge, to D sir Simenon and his wife Henriette. D sir Simenon worked in an accounting office at an insurance company and had married Henriette in April 1902. Although Georges Simenon was born on February 13, 1903 superstition resulted in his birth being registered as having been on the 12th. This story of his birth is recounted at the beginning of his novel Pedigree. The Simenon family traces its origins back to the Limburg region, his mother's family being from Dutch Limburg. One of her more notorious ancestors was Gabriel Br hl, a criminal who preyed on Limbourg from the 1720s until he was hanged, in 1743. Later, Simenon would use Br hl as one of his many pen names. In April 1905, two years after Georges Simenon's birth, the family moved to 3 rue Pasteur (now 25 rue Georges Simenon) in the city's Outremeuse neighborhood. Georges Simenon's brother Christian was born in September 1906 and eventually became their mother's favorite child, much to Georges Simenon's chagrin. Later, in February 1911, the Simenons moved to 53 rue de la Loi, also in the Outremeuse. In this larger home, the Simenons were able to take in lodgers. Typical among them were apprentices and students of various nationalities, giving the young Simenon an important introduction to the wider world; this marked his ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=182032


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-95002-9
Barcode: 9781156950029
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-95002-3

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