Book cover - Maigret and the Headless Corpse - Author Georges Simenon & Howard Curtis

Maigret and the Headless Corpse

Author Georges Simenon & Howard Curtis

  • Release Date: 2018-04-10
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers

Maigret and the Headless Corpse Summary


Maigret and the Headless Corpse - “One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories.” —The Guardian

A man’s dismembered body is found in a canal, and only Maigret can uncover the killer


When a man’s headless body is discovered in Paris’s Saint-Martin Canal, Maigret is quick to answer the call. It is in this very neighborhood that he meets a strangely taciturn woman who runs a cafe. Her husband is away on a trip—or so she says. As is often the case, Maigret soon learns that there is more to the story than meets the eye.

As shocking as it is incisive, Maigret and the Headless Corpse is a compelling mystery from Georges Simenon.

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