By Georges Simenon
En 1931, un jeune journaliste d'origine belge donnait naissance à un commissaire bougon et silencieux sur le aspect de prendre sa retraite : Maigret allait devenir l'un des personnages phare de l. a. mythologie policière, mais également parisienne, non seulement en France, mais dans le monde entier.
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I didn’t think even Uncle Ambrose had guessed what had happened. Nobody but me and Gardie and Klassen, the druggist. Her eyes had been red and her face puffy, but then they’d have been that way anyway from crying. She really loved Pop, I thought. Gardie wanted to go to a show that sounded like a mess of mush to me, but there was a good swing orchestra on the stage, so I didn’t argue. I was right; the picture smelled. But the ork had a brass section that was out of the world. Way out. They had two trombones that knew what it was all about.
The alley and his clothes were wet with it. He must have been carrying— Oh, all right, that’s a deduction again. ” “There was one laying by him. A hard straw hat. What they call a sailor straw. It wasn’t crushed; it couldn’t have been on him when he was hit. That, and the way he was laying makes me think he was slugged from behind. The heister came up on him, knocked off his hat with one hand and swung the billy with the other, like. You can’t take off a guy’s hat to slug him from the front without him knowing it and he’d put up a—” “Please confine yourself to the facts, Mr.
She swayed a little back and forth. I was across the room and had the whiskey bottle before she knew what was happening. But after I had it, she made a grab at it. She got up to come after it and nearly fell. I pushed her and she fell back on the bed. She started to curse me, and to get up again. The Fabulous Clipjoint 55 I got to the door, took out the key and put it in on the outside. I locked the door on the outside before she got hold of the knob. I hoped Gardie was home; she had to be home to help me.