Day: December 20, 2018

2019 Release Dates of New Maigret Penguin Classics (An Updating)

358b9894d619e455936347958414141414d6741Following my blog entry here, Penguin UK has also announced the release of:

Maigret and the Wine Merchant (Inspector Maigret #71) by Georges Simenon. Synopsis: When a wealthy wine merchant is shot and killed in Paris, Inspector Maigret must investigate a long list of family, colleagues and lovers to uncover just who could have committed the crime. Delving into the depths of the man’s personality, Maigret discovers that the victim may have made one too many enemies on his way to the top. Published: 05/09/2019.

The remaining books in the series, although the final titles might differ, are:

Maigret and the Madwoman (Maigret Series #72) by Georges Simenon (October 2019)

Maigret and the Loner (Maigret Series #73) by Georges Simenon (November 2019)

Maigret and the Informer (Maigret Series #74) by Georges Simenon (December 2019)

Maigret and Monsieur Charles (Maigret Series #75) by Georges Simenon (January 2020)

I hope Penguin will complete the Maigret series with a collection of all its short stories grouped in one single book.

“Maigret and the Wine Merchant” at Classic Mysteries Podcast