Maigret and the Enigmatic Lett

By Georges Simenon

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Madame Maigret shrugged her shoulders. “It’s loads of use being married to a member of the Judicial Police I” yet she acknowledged this with a grin. “When something happens,” she extra, “I pay attention approximately it from the concierge… She has a nephew who’s a journalist…” This time Maigret laughed too. ahead of his operation he had long gone two times to work out Anna within the women’s legal. the 1st time she had scratched his face. the second one time she had given him details which had resulted in the arrest, at the following day, at a lodging-house within the Bagnolet district, of Pepito Moretto, the assassin of Torrence and of José Latourie. Days and days with no information! every now and then a phone name from the ends of the earth, which did little to reassure her. after which, one high quality morning, Maigret had come domestic, having a look thoroughly performed up, collapsed into his chair, and gasped: “Go and fetch the doctor…” Now she used to be bustling fortunately concerning the flat, pretending to grouse, only for the main of the article; stirring the stew that bubbled in her saucepan, wearing buckets of water right here and there, establishing home windows and closing them back, and now and then inquiring: “A pipe? ” at the final get together there has been no answer. Maigret was once asleep, the decrease 1/2 his physique buried less than the purple eiderdown, his head sunk into the large, tender pillow, his beneficial properties in repose, whereas these kind of homely sounds fluttered around him. within the Palais de Justice, Anna Gorskin used to be scuffling with for her existence. Pepito Moretto, within the Santé felony, knew that his was once doomed. within the telephone the place he used to be saved below everlasting remark, he prowled perpetually around and around underneath the gloomy eye of a gaoler, whose face used to be divided into squares by way of the grating within the door. At Pskov, an previous girl in nationwide dress, the flaps of her bonnet pulled down over her cheeks, may now be that allows you to church, her sledge gliding over the snow whereas a drunken coachman lashed at a pony which trotted jerkily, like a clockwork toy. aboard the Ostrogoth, Delfzijl (Netherlands), September 1929 [Stavoren (Netherlands) or Morsang-sur-Seine (Seine-et-Marne), Spring 1930? ] —«»—«»—«»— [scanned anonymously in a galaxy a long way distant] [for a whole bibliography of all 103 episodes of The Maigret Saga, try out Steve Trussel’s extraordinary fan website at http://www. trussel. com/f_maig.

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