These Maigret books are as timeless as Paris itself.
The Washington Post
Maigret ranks with Holmes and Poirot in the pantheon of fictional detective immortals.
Simenon created one of the great moral detectives . . . a master of the slow unfolding of the criminal mind.
A writer who, more than any other crime novelist, combined a high literary reputation with popular appeal.
P. D. James
Simenon created some of the most enduring and compelling works of the twentieth century.