The Patience of Maigret

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(publ. Presses de la Cité)

The Patience of Maigret is a 1965 detective novel by the Belgian writer Georges Simenon featuring his character Jules Maigret.[1] Maigret searches for evidence that an old nemesis of his is behind a series of jewel robberies. Maigret believes the ageing gangster is organising a gang from his apartment. However, when the gangster is found dead, Maigret investigates his criminal connections and his neighbours trying to find the murderer.

Adaptations[edit]

It has been adapted several times for television. In 1992 it was made into an episode of an ITV Maigret series starring Michael Gambon.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fantasticfiction.co.uk
  2. ^ IMDb.com