Georges Simenon

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Georges Simenon
Simenon in 1965
Simenon in 1965
BornGeorges Simenon
(1903-02-13)13 February 1903
Liège, Belgium
Died4 September 1989(1989-09-04) (aged 86)
Lausanne, Switzerland
Pen name"G. Sim"
Notable awardsAcadémie royale de Belgique (1952)

Georges Joseph Christian Simenon (French: [ʒɔʁʒ simnɔ̃]; 13 February 1903 – 4 September 1989) was a Belgian writer. He published nearly 200 novels and many short works. Simenon is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Carvel Collins (Summer 1955). "Georges Simenon, The Art of Fiction No. 9". The Paris Review. Summer 1955 (9).
  • Centre d'études Georges Simenon et Fonds Simenon de l'Université de Liège
  • Selected Bibliography & Selected Maigret films Archived 2008-05-16 at the Wayback Machine
  • Simenon's Inspector Maigret - Includes complete bibliography & English translation checklist
  • Simenon at New York Review of Books