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Maigret on the Defensive

(1964)
(Maigret Holds His Own / Maigret Defends Himself)
(Book 63 in the Inspector Maigret series)
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For the first time in his career Inspector Maigret receives written summons to the Chief Commissioner's office where he learns that he has been accused of assaulting a young woman. With his career and reputation on the line, Maigret must fight to prove his innocence.

enguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret on the Defensive.

'His artistry is supreme' John Banville

'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

Genre: Mystery    

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Hardback Editions

September 1981 : USA Hardback

Title: Maigret on the Defensive
Author(s): Georges Simenon
ISBN: 0-15-155557-5 / 978-0-15-155557-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harcourt
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Paperback Editions

January 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Maigret Defends Himself: Inspector Maigret #63
Author(s): Georges Simenon
ISBN: 0-241-30406-7 / 978-0-241-30406-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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September 1987 : USA Paperback
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Title: Maigret on the Defensive
Author(s): Georges Simenon
ISBN: 0-380-70409-9 / 978-0-380-70409-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books
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Kindle Editions

January 2019 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Maigret Defends Himself: Inspector Maigret #63
Author(s): Georges Simenon
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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