Maigret and the Hotel Majestic

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from The Hotel Majestic)
Jump to: navigation, search

Maigret and the Hotel Majestic (French title: Les Caves du Majestic) is a 1942 detective novel by the Belgian writer Georges Simenon featuring his character Jules Maigret.[1] It was also published under the title The Hotel Majestic.

Synopsis[edit]

Maigret is called to the high-class Hotel Majestic to investigate a body. The wife of a wealthy American has been killed - but to Maigret's surprise she has a gun in her purse. He begins to follow up the handful of clues that could explain her secret life and her demise.

Adaptations[edit]

It has been adapted on two occasions for television. In 1993 it was made into an episode of an ITV Maigret series.[2]

It was filmed in 1945 as Majestic Hotel Cellars.

References[edit]