The Flemish House

The Flemish House Review

The Penguin relaunch of Georges Simenon’s incomparable books continues with four Inspector Maigret novels, a new Maigret omnibus, and a seductive standaloneLook forward to a new Maigret title every month in 2015...

Title:The Flemish House
Edition Language:English

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  • Marwan

    Most of the classical mystery authors I know about are either Americans or British. So discovering an author who's none of those two categories is always interesting for me. And this Belgium Author di...

  • Ivonne Rovira

    Determined Anna Peeters, through sheer perseverance, gets Chief Inspector Jules Maigret to intercede in her family’s case. Located in Givet, a French seaport on the border with Belgium, the Peeters ...

  • Thomas

    Βαθμολογία: ★Η πρώτη μου επαφή με τον Simenon στέφθηκε με πλήρη αποτυχία. Θέλω να πιστεύω ότι σε μεγάλο ποσοστό ε...

  • Richard

    Very similar to a crime in holland, with Maigret brought in without an official role in the case of a missing woman feared murdered. The chief suspect is the son of a Flemish family and it his sister ...

  • Charles Dee Mitchell

    Maigret arrives in Givet, a small town on the border separating France and Belgium. His is not on official business. A letter from one of his wife’s cousins has forwarded a request from her brother-...

  • Sandro Pasquini

    Premetto che non riesco ad essere oggettivo nel valutare i romanzi di Simenon con protagonista Maigret: per me tutti meritano 5 stelle.Questo si caratterizza per un'ambientazione fuori Parigi, siamo a...

  • Daniel

    A short take:Maigret solves a mystery by taking in the daily rhythms of the place where the crime went down; in this case, Maigret is in Flemish territory, and the mish-mash of French and Flemish cult...

  • Richard Brand

    I can not imagine a more dramatic way of showing the difference in the expectations of the read of mysteries than to compare the Maigret series with the Deborah Knott series. Simenon has his hero just...

  • John Frankham

    Another superb Maigret crime novel, and novel of character, time, and place.The adored son in a Flemish grocer family, whose business spans the French/Belgian border, and is in a small fishing port, h...

  • Simona Moschini

    Atmosfere superlative, niente da dire. Peccato il finale senza una vera catarsi....