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Personne, à la PJ, n’a pris au sérieux l’avertissement d’Arlette, une strip-teaseuse de Pigalle, ivre de surcroît : un nommé Oscar se dispose à assassiner une comtesse – dont le nom demeure inconnu. Pas pour longtemps… On la retrouve morte étranglée… et Arlette a subi le même sort. Installé au Picratt’s, l’établissement montmartrois où travaillait la jeune femme, Maigret n’a plus qu’à observer et à questionner, dans ce milieu interlope où se côtoient filles faciles et mauvais garçons. Dans l’espoir de reconstituer la personnalité et les liens qui unissent trois personnages dont deux sont morts, et le troisième – le mystérieux Oscar – introuvable… Et nous découvrirons, de la Côte d’Azur à paris, l’inéluctable déchéance d’une femme fortunée, qui a peu à peu basculé dans un univers sordide.
Maigret series over as many months, beginning in November 2013, by translators David Bellos, Anthea Bell, and Ros Schwartz. French detective of his day, who became a longtime friend of Simenon. Maigret is described as a large, broad shouldered man — he is gruff, but patient and fair. Maigret’s Failure about a school bully and contemporary, Fatty Ferdinand Fumal from the same village. List of Maigret novels with date of French-language publication as well as the Penguin reissue dates and titles.
List of Maigret short stories by date of publication. There have been numerous incarnations of Maigret on the small screen all around the world. He has been portrayed by French, British, Irish, Austrian, German, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, and Russian actors. Maigret because he would not take his hat off when entering a room. Simenon himself considered Cervi’s interpretation of the character to be possibly the best.
This series resulted in 14 novels and 2 short stories being adapted. Maigret in a number of TV films in the 1970s. Simenon himself: « The best ‘Madame Maigret’ in my opinion, even including the French ones, was the ‘Madame Maigret’ on Japanese television. The title role in the 1960s British Maigret TV series was played by the actor Rupert Davies, who made his debut on 31 October 1960.
Davies took over the part after Basil Sydney, who appeared as Maigret in the original transmitted pilot, proved unavailable owing to ill-health. 12 adaptations in the two series. Rowan Atkinson plays Maigret in Maigret for TV-films made by ITV from 2016. The first two episodes were adapted from Maigret Sets a Trap and Maigret’s Dead Man.