Summary of works
Maigret in France outside of Paris
All dates in this summary refer to the year of writing of the novels or stories. Publishing dates are not relevant in the scope of this study. Dates between "()" according to the research of Claude Menguy.
Titles marked with "*" are short stories.
"(?)" are non-existing localities.
The items are stated in the following order:
- French title
- English title
- Year
- Dated in
- Locality
- Department
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The works in chronological order
M.GALLET DECEDE / Maigret Stonewalled or The Death of Monsieur Gallet / 1930 / Morsang-sur-seine / Sancerre and St. Fargeau / Cher(18)
LE CHARRETIER DE "LA PROVIDENCE" / Maigret Meets a Milord or The Crime at Lock 14 / 1930 / written in: Morsang-sur-seine / set in: Dizy and Epernay / Marne(51).
AU RENDEZ-VOUS DES TERRES-NEUVAS / The Sailor's Rendezvous / 1931 / Morsang-sur-seine / FECAMP / Seine-Maritime(76).
LA NUIT DU CARREFOUR / Maigret at the Crossroads or The Crossroad Murders / 1931 / La Ferte-Alais / Arpajon / Avrainville / Essonne(91).
LE PORT DES BRUMES / Death of a Harbour Master or Maigret and the Death of a Harbor Master / 1931 / Ouistreham / OUISTREHAM(RIVA-BELLA) / Calvados(14).
LA GUINGUETTE A DEUX SOUS / A Spot by the Seine or Guinguette by the Seine or Maigret and the Tavern by the Seine or Maigret to the Rescue / 1931 / Ouistreham Seine-Port / MORSANG-SUR-SEINE / Essonne(91).
LE CHIEN JAUNE / A Face for a Clue or Maigret and the Concarneau Murders or Maigret and the Yellow Dog / 1931 / La Ferte-Alais / CONCARNEAU / Finistere(29).
L'AFFAIRE SAINT-FIACRE / Death of a Countess or Maigret and the Countess or Maigret Goes Home or Maigret on Home Ground or The Saint-Fiacre Affair / 1932 / Cap-d'Antibes / SAINT-FIACRE(?) - Paray-le-Frésil / Allier(03).
LE FOU DE BERGERAC / The Madman of Bergerac / 1932 / La Rochelle / BERGERAC / Dordogne(24).
CHEZ LES FLAMAND / Maigret and the Flemish Shop or The Flemish Shop / 1932 / Cap-d'Antibes / Givet / Ardennes(08).
LIBERTY BAR / Liberty Bar or Maigret on the Riviera / 1932 / Marsilly / ANTIBES and CANNES / Alpes-Maritimes(06).
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* LA VIEILLE DAME DE BAYEUX / The Old Lady of Bayeux or The bayeux Murder / 1938 / La Rochelle / CAEN / Calvados(14).
* LES LARMES DE BOUGIE / Journey into Time or Journey Backward into Time or Death of a Woodlander / 1938(1936) / La Rochelle (Neuilly-sur-Seine) / Neighbourhood of Vitry-aux-Loges, probably INGRANNES / Loiret(45).
* LA PENICHE AU DEUX PENDUS / Dead Man's Barge or Inspector Maigret Thinks or Two Bodies on a Barge / 1938(1936) / La Rochelle (Neuilly-sur-Seine) / LE-COUDRAY-MONTCEAUX and ST.-FARGEAU / Essonne(91).
* TEMPETE SUR LA MANCHE / Storm in the Channel or Storm over the Channel / 1938 / La Rochelle / DIEPPE / Seine-Maritime(76).
* L'IMPROBABLE MONSIEUR OWEN / The Unlikely Monsieur Owen / 1938 / La Rochelle / CANNES / Alpes-Maritimes(06).
* L'AUBERGE AUX NOYES / The Inn of the Drowned or The Drowned Men's Inn / 1938 / La Rochelle / between NEMOURS and MONTARGIS / Seine-et-Marne(77), Loiret(45).
The works in chronological order
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* LE NOTAIRE DE CHATEAUNEUF / Inspector Maigret and the Missing Miniatures or The Three Daughters of the Lawyer / 1938 / La Rochelle / Châteauneuf-sur-Loire / Loiret(45).
* CEUX DU GRAND-CAFE / The group at the Grand-Café / 1938 / La Rochelle / MEUNG-SUR-LOIRE / Loiret(45).
* JEUMONT, 51 MINUTES D'ARRET / Jeumont, 51 minutes' wait or Inspector Maigret deduces or Jeumont, 51 Minutes'stop / 1938 / La Rochelle, (Neuilly-sur-Seine) / JEUMONT / Nord(59).
LA MAISON DU JUGE / Maigret in Exile / 1939(1940) / Nieul-sur-Mer / L'AIGUILLON / Vendee(85).
* VENTE A LA BOUGIE / Inspector Maigret Directs or Under the Hammer or Sale by Auction / 1939 / Nieul-sur-Mer / PONT-DU-GRAU(?)(probably Le Pont-du-Brault) / Vendee(85).
L'INSPECTEUR CADAVRE / Maigret's Rival / 1941(1943) / Fontenay-le-Comte, (St. Mesmin-le-Vieux) / SAINT-AUBIN-LES-MARAIS(?)(probably Benet) / Vendee(85).
FELICIE EST LA / Maigret and the Toy Village / 1941(1942) / Fontenay-le-Comte, (Aiguillon-sur-Mer) / POISSY / Yvelines(78).
* MENACES DE MORT / Death Threats / 1942 / Saint-Mesmin / LE-COUDRAY-MONTCEAUX / Essonne(91).
MAIGRET SE FACHE / Maigret in Retirement / 1945 / Paris, between Corbeil and the Fontainebleau forest, Probably LE-COUDRAY-MONTCEAUX / Essonne(91).
* LE TEMOINAGE DE L'ENFANT DE CHOEUR / The Evidence of the Altar-Boy or Crime in the Rue Sainte-Catherine or According to the altar boy or Elusive Witness / 1946 / Saint Andrews (Canada). Probably NANTES / Loire-Atlantique (44).
LES VACANCES DE MAIGRET / A Summer Holiday or Maigret on Holiday or No Vacation for Maigret / 1947 / Tucson(U.S.A.) / LES-SABLES-D'OLONNE / Vendee(85).
MON AMI MAIGRET / My Friend Maigret / 1949 / Tumacacori(U.S.A.) / PORQUEROLLES / Var(83).
MAIGRET ET LA VIEILLE DAME / Maigret and the Old Lady / 1949 / Carmel(U.S.A.) / ETRETAT / Seine-Martime(76).
MAIGRET A L'ECOLE / Maigret Goes to School / 1953 / Lakeville(U.S.A.) / ST.ANDRE-SUR-MER(?) (probably Nieul-sur-Mer) / Charente-Maritime(17).
MAIGRET A PEUR / Maigret Afraid / 1953 / Lakeville(U.S.A.) / FONTENAY-LE-COMTE / Vendee(85).
MAIGRET A VICHY / Maigret in Vichy or Maigret Takes the Waters / 1967 / Epalinges / VICHY Allier(03).
Find a chart showing the locations of the Maigret novels and stories set in France that took place outside Paris on the "statistics" pages of Steve Trussel's Maigret-website
Images
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- old postcard of the railway station of Jeumont where the story "JEUMONT, 51 MINUTES D'ARRET" (Jeumont, 51 minutes' wait), 1938, is set. Mediasys - France
- postcard from the arrival of the boats of mussel-fisherman in the port of L'Aiguillon: LA MAISON DU JUGE (Maigret in Exile), 1939. Mediasys - France.
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