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Inspector Maigret Books in Order (77 Book Series)

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Inspector Maigret is a series of 77 books written by Georges Simenon. Here, you can see them all in order! (plus the year each book was published)

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    • I've been hearing a lot about the Inspector Maigret books, can you tell me more about them?

      The Inspector Maigret series are detective fiction novels penned by the renowned author, Georges Simenon. They follow the adventures and cases of Inspector Maigret, a man who works in the French police force. Simenon's Maigret is not your typical detective - he's a considerate, patient man who depends more on his understanding of human nature than on physical clues to solve his cases. These Maigret novels truly stand out in the realm of detective fiction.

    • Can you tell me more about the author of the Inspector Maigret series, Georges Simenon?

      Georges Simenon was a Belgian author who is best known for his creation of the character Maigret. His Maigret books have been translated into multiple languages and have been adapted for film and television adaptations. Simenon was a prolific author - he wrote more than 500 novels in his lifetime, but it is his Maigret series that he is best known for.

    • How many books are there in the Inspector Maigret series?

      There are a total of 75 Maigret novels and 28 shorter stories that make up the Inspector Maigret series. Georges Simenon's first Maigret book, "Pietr the Latvian", was published in 1931 and he continued to write about the character until his death in 1989.

    • Can you tell me more about the character of Inspector Jules Maigret?

      Inspector Jules Maigret, also known as just Maigret, is a fictional character created by Georges Simenon. He is a detective in the French police force and a man of great understanding of human nature. Maigret's methods are not typical for a detective, he relies more on understanding the motivations and behaviors of the suspects rather than on physical evidence. He's a man of patience, persistence, and of course, a great love for his pipe and a glass of beer.

    • In what order should I read the Inspector Maigret books?

      While each Maigret book can be read as a standalone, if you want to read the series in the order they were published, you can start with "Pietr the Latvian" which is the first book in the series. After that, you can follow the list provided by Penguin Random House or the Guardian Read order for the complete listing.

    • Where can I buy the Inspector Maigret series?

      The Maigret novels are widely available and can be bought in several places. You can add them to your cart on sites like Play Hive or Waterstones Audible for audio versions. If you prefer digital formats, Kindle and Audible Google also offer them. But make sure to check the series order before buying!

    • Are the Maigret books available in different formats?

      Yes, the Inspector Maigret series is available in various formats. You can buy them as physical books, of course, but they are also available in digital formats. Ebook versions can be purchased for Kindle. Audio versions are available on Waterstones Audible and Audible Google.

    • Who should read the Inspector Maigret series?

      The Inspector Maigret series, with its character-driven narratives and intriguing mysteries, is recommended for anyone who enjoys detective fiction. It's also ideal for readers who appreciate rich character development and psychologically complex narratives. Fans of authors like John Banville, a known admirer of Simenon, will likely enjoy these books.

    • How can one protect personal information when ordering the Inspector Maigret series online?

      When ordering the Inspector Maigret series online, whether from Penguin Random House, Play Hive, Waterstones Audible, or Audible Google, it is important to ensure that the website is secure. Look for a lock symbol or "https" in the address bar. Never provide personal information unless it is necessary for the purchase, and be sure to read the website's privacy policy. It's also a good practice to regularly update your computer's security software.