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Maigret, Simenon and France

Social Dimensions of the Novels and Stories

Maigret, Simenon and France( )
Author: Alder, Bill
ISBN:978-0-7864-7054-9
Publication Date:Nov 2012
Publisher:McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Georges Simenon (1903-1989) was one of the most successful 20th-century authors of crime fiction. His 75 Maigret novels and 28 Maigret short stories published between 1931 and 1972 found international success. This examines the importance of social class and social change in the Maigret stories, with a particular emphasis on the early formative novels. It also establishes the extent to which Simenon's portrait of French society is historically accurate and the influence of the author's...
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Book Details
Pages:220
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Literary Criticism / General
History / Europe / France
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.44 Inches
Book Weight:0.663 Pounds



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