Georges Simenon is one of the most addictive and bestselling European authors of the 20th Century. His work consists of 391 titles, and he is best known as the creator of the fictional detective series consisting of 75 books featuring Inspector Maigret, translated into more than 50 languages and sold in more than 50 countries. There are over 800 million Simenon books sold worldwide and he is the most translated French speaking author of the 20th century and the second most translated author of all time in Italy after Shakespeare.
'A writer who, more than any other crime novelist, combined a high literary reputation with popular appeal' P.D. James
'My readings? I read Tout Simenon, and when I'm done, I start all over again' Claude Chabrol