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The Short Cases Of Inspector Maigret

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Published June 1959 by Doubleday (first published January 1st 1959)
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Another detective who uses his powers of deduction to solve cases, however unlike Hercules, he is not boastful nor egocentric. He is a warm man (I learned this in the first story when he agrees to "foster" a young child caught up in a crime in order to make his wife happy), his stories follow his progress from step one until the end, he is meticulous in his descriptions, there is no desire to subterfuge the reader into making false assessments, and the Paris & other areas in which he works a ...more
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