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Simenon : a biography

Author: Pierre Assouline
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A biography of Georges Simenon, a prolific writer whose 400 novels, including his Inspector Maigret series were translated into 50 languages. The book traces his evolution from humble beginnings as an altar boy in Belgium, to notoriety as a literary prodigy with an outsize appetite for fame, wealth and women. cm.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Assouline, Pierre.
Simenon.
New York : Knopf, 1997
(OCoLC)645718158
Named Person: Georges Simenon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Assouline
ISBN: 0679402853 9780679402855
OCLC Number: 37112319
Description: xiii, 447 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: Simenon.
Responsibility: Pierre Assouline ; translated from the French by Jon Rothschild.
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A biography of Georges Simenon, a prolific writer whose 400 novels, including his Inspector Maigret series were translated into 50 languages. The book traces his evolution from humble beginnings as an altar boy in Belgium, to notoriety as a literary prodigy with an outsize appetite for fame, wealth and women. cm.

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