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Georges Simenon

Novelist (13-Feb-1903 — 4-Sep-1989)


Bernard Alavoine. Georges Simenon: Parcours d'une oeuvre. Encrage. 1998. 183pp. Language: French.

Pierre Assouline. Translated by John Rothschild. Simenon: A Biography. Alfred A. Knopf. 1997. 447pp.

Lucille Frackman Becker. Georges Simenon. Twayne. 1978. 171pp.

Alain Bertrand. Georges Simenon. La Manufacture. 1988. 291pp. Language: French.

Fenton Bresler. The Mystery of Georges Simenon: A Biography. Heinemann. 1983. 259pp.

Bernard de Fallois. Simenon. Gallimard. 1961. 305pp. Language: French.

Frederick Franck. Simenon's Paris. Dial Press. 1970. 191pp. Translation of Le Paris de Simenon.

Patrick Marnham. The Man Who Wasn't Maigret: A Portrait of Georges Simenon. London: Bloomsbury Publishing. 1992. 346pp.

Trudee Young. Georges Simenon: A Checklist of His "Maigret" and Other Mystery Novels and Short Stories in French and in English Translations. Scarecrow Press. 1976. 153pp.


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  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.221)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.948)

  9. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.462)

  10. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.706)

  11. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.650)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.455)

  13. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.176)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.48)

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