Mademoiselle Berthe et son amant (Maigret, Livre 29) by Georges Simenon

By Georges Simenon

Mademoiselle Berthe et son amant est une nouvelle de Georges Simenon, publiée en 1938. Elle fait partie de l. a. série des Maigret.

La nouvelle est écrite à Neuilly en hiver 1937-1938 ou à Porquerolles en mars 1938. Elle connaît une e-book en édition pré-originale dans l'hebdomadaire Police-Film, le 29 avril 1938.
La nouvelle est reprise dans le recueil Les Nouvelles Enquêtes de Maigret en 1944 chez Gallimard.

Maigret, à los angeles retraite dans sa petite maison de Meung-sur-Loire, reçoit une lettre d'appel au secours d'une jeune femme à Paris: intrigué, il se rend au dwelling house de Mlle Berthe, à Montmartre. Celle-ci lui raconte qu'elle est menacée de mort par son amant, qui a participé à un cambriolage.

Show description

Read Online or Download Mademoiselle Berthe et son amant (Maigret, Livre 29) PDF

Similar fiction_1 books

Balancing Act

Susie Moran is successful . She has based and run her personal hugely ecocnomic corporation, and now her 3 daughters are all all in favour of the company. Rooted within the traditions of the Stoke-on-Trent potteries, and generating captivating, useable items of designated layout, Susie is justly pleased with her kin and her success – and has no purpose of letting it switch.

Long Winter Gone (Sons Of The Plains, Book 1)

Within the first quantity of this saga of George Custer, the notorious common takes a lover one of the Indians captured in his lengthy wintry weather crusade opposed to the Cheyenne, risking marriage, recognition, and occupation for her.


Bailouts and impressive plans for restoration have did not rescue the United States's crumbling economic system. because the nation stands near to overall fiscal cave in, the president takes a determined gamble and moves a cut price with China to jot down off America's debt. it kind of feels an excellent move--until the best court docket is destroyed by way of a cruise missile in a stunning assault and long island is invaded.

Fifth Business (Deptford Series, Book 1)

The 1st publication in Robertson Davies' celebrated Deptford Trilogy, 5th company stands by myself because the tale of a rational guy who discovers that the remarkable is simply one other element of the genuine. released as an book for the 1st time.

Fifth company, which one critic acknowledged used to be "as masterfully performed as something within the background of the novel," can be defined easily because the lifetime of a schoolteacher named Dunstan Ramsay. yet this sort of description wouldn't even recommend the darkish currents of affection, ambition, vengeance, and demise that circulation via this strong paintings, solid within the type of Ramsay's memoirs.

"An enigmatic novel, elegantly written and pushed via impossible to resist narrative strength. " the recent York instances

Additional resources for Mademoiselle Berthe et son amant (Maigret, Livre 29)

Sample text

Whereas the air I disturbed and infected with my presence can have been of but shallow volume. Fairies I never saw – I had a kind of fear and distaste for them even in books. Nor for that matter – perhaps because the stream here was too tumbling and opaque – a kingfisher. But whatever other company may have been mine, I had the clouds and the water and the insects and the stones – while pimpernel, mouse-tail, tormentil, the wild strawberry, the feathery grasses seemed to have been made expressly for my delight.

Now and again he would favour me with a serious speech, and then, with a glance, perhaps hurry away to his study 53 before I could answer. To his half-completed dissertations on Hop, Cherry, and Paper, I learned he had added another, on the Oyster. Many of his letters were now postmarked Whitstable. He even advertised in his old enemy, the Courier, for information: and would break out into furious abuse at the stupidity of his correspondents. Meanwhile his appetite increased; he would nod in his chair; his clothes grew shabby; his appearance neglected.

A challenge which rarely failed to persuade me to set to. My grandfather sent me other pygmy books from Paris, including a minute masterpiece of calligraphy, Une Anthologie de Chansons pour une Minuscule Aimante et Bien-aimée par P. de R. These I could easily carry about with me. I soon learned to accustom my arms and shoulders to bulkier and more cumbrous volumes. My usual method with a common-sized book was to prop it up towards the middle of the table and then to seat myself at the edge. The page finished, I would walk across and turn over a fresh leaf.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.26 of 5 – based on 11 votes