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Summary ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Georges Simenon 'The father of contemporary European detective fiction' Ann Cleeves 'What else did they have to do with their days They ambled around casually From time to time they paused not because they were out of breath but to admi. Inspector Maigret and his wife are on holiday in Vichy a resort town in south central France renowned for its spas and medicinal waters Maigret had been feeling out of sorts and had consulted his physician before leaving Paris who recommended Maigret to a colleague of his Dr Rian whose practice was in Vichy Maigret later met with Rian who recommended a regimen consisting of daily walks which he and Madame Maigret did together daily a healthy diet and drinking of Vichy's pure water So no beer sausage and a cut down on smoking from his beloved pipe for MaigretMaigret's holiday is anything but humdrum when he becomes indirectly involved in a case by the local police authorities whose chief Lecoeur had once served under him in Paris in which a woman was found strangled to death in a residence she owned It so happened that Maigret had seen this woman sometimes referred to in the book as the lady in lilac reflective of the outfit she was wearing when Maigret espied her in public once days earlier whilst walking with his wife For Maigret the lady in lilac was not simply the victim of a murder nor a person who had led a particular type of existence He was beginning to know her and he was trying almost unwittingly to learn about her All in all this was a breezy and thought provoking story I enjoyed the experience

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Free read ì Maigret à Vichy 104 à ❮Download❯ ➹ Maigret à Vichy ➾ Author Georges Simenon – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk 'The father of contemporary European detective fiction' Ann Cleeves 'What else did they have to do with their days They ambled around casually From time to time they paused not because they were out F the spa town's elegant inhabitantsThis novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret Takes the Waters'His artistry is supreme' John Banville'One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century' Guardia. So I came across Maigret in ABC TV They have a couple of long episodes based on Maigret books and it was really good And it was so funny to see Mr Bean as a serious French police chief initially I do like it and hope the series continuesThis is my first Maigret book and it's one where he is on holiday Enjoyed the slow read and the thought processes My online library has a few but not any of the earlier books so I'll check out one soon with Maigret in charge of the investigation

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Maigret à VichyRe a tree a house the play of light and shadow or a Maigret à PDF or face' While taking a much needed rest cure in Vichy with his wife Maigret feels compelled to help with a local investigation unravelling the secrets o. A Maigret with a difference Maigret is actually enjoying some vacation time with Madame having been sent to the famous spa to take the waters It reminded me strongly of my own visits to a Spanish watering place in the 1980s a small town with few shops lots of hotels and boarding houses not much to do but walk around or sit on conveniently placed benches and watch other people walk by and take things easy Which is the pointI love the way Maigret and Madame slide seamlessly into a new existence; by the third day they have their little routines down pat and enjoy sticking to them This time not even a murder can make Maigret want to take over the investigation; he has no jurisidiction and for once he likes it that way He sits in on a couple of interrogations but only because he trained the officer in charge back in the day the felicitously named Desiré Lecoeur In the back of his mind he is always aware of Madame waiting for him at one of the rendezvous on their daily itinerary What unfolds is a tale of deception with an interesting denouement that felt cut short and this cost the fifth star for me