The Bleak, Propulsive Noir of Simenon's Romans Durs

Maigret was his most famous creation. But his intense, psychological noirs left a legacy all their own.



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The Socialite, Property Developer, Press Manipulator, and Bigamist Who Had Everyone in 18th Century Europe Talking

In April 1776, the world held its breath. The determination of George Washington’s band of American revolutionaries...