The Cellars of the Majestic : Inspector Maigret #21 Paperback
Part of the Inspector Maigret series
The dark side of glamorous expat life in Paris is brought to life in this new translation, book twenty-one in the new Penguin Maigret series.'Try to imagine a guest, a wealthy woman, staying at the Majestic with her husband, her son, a nurse and a governess . . . In a suite that costs more than a thousand francs a day . . . At six in the morning, she's strangled, not in her room, but in the basement locker room'Below stairs at a glamorous hotel on the Champs-Elysees, the workers' lives are worlds away from the luxury enjoyed by the wealthy guests.
When their worlds meet, Maigret discovers a tragic story of ambition, blackmail and unrequited love.Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations.
This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret and the Hotel Majestic.'Compelling, remorseless, brilliant' John Gray'One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequalled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories' Guardian 'A supreme writer . . . unforgettable vividness' Independent
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 176 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/07/2015
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780241188446