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The cellars of the majestic

Author: Georges Simenon; Howard Curtis
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2015.
Series: Inspector Maigret, 21.; Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. In all likelihood, that's where the crime was committed. What was the woman doing in the basement? Who could have lured her down there, and how? Especially  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Ximenon, Georges, 1903-1989.
Cellars of the Majestic.
[London] : Penguin Books, 2015
(OCoLC)934797315
Named Person: Jules Maigret, (Fictitious character); Jules Maigret, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Simenon; Howard Curtis
ISBN: 9780241188446 024118844X
OCLC Number: 913793807
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: Translated from the French.
Description: 167 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Inspector Maigret, 21.; Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Caves du Majestic.
Responsibility: Georges Simenon ; translated by Howard Curtis.
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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  Read more...

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