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Eagle. Émile Ducrau said he'd started in the stoke hole of the Eagle, which he got by marrying the owner's daughter, his wife, Jeanne Ducrau. (see: L'Aigle I) [1933-ECL]

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Échaudé, Rue de l'. [Caen] There was a little door at the back of the house in the Rue des Récollets, giving onto the Rue de l'Échaudé. [1937-38-bay]

Echo de Givet. Marguerite Van de Weert found the newspaper cutting from the Echo de Givet. [1932-FLA]

Écho des Sables. The Écho des Sables came out once a week, a 4-page publication, containing mostly local news [1947-VAC]

Éclair de Rouen. The was a journalist who always wore a beige mackintosh, who said in the Éclair de Rouen, that the Océan had been sent on a strange mission... [1931-REN]

Éclaireur. [Nice]. Féret said he'd had a call from a fishmonger, Alice Feynerou, who'd recognized the photo which had been in the Éclaireur. [1954-JEU]

Écluses-Saint-Martin, Rue des. [Paris. 10e, Entrepôt. from Rue de la Grange aux Belles to Quai de Jemmapes]

Dieudonné Pape, Aline Calas' lover, lived in a 5-story building, 56, Rue des Écluses-Saint-Martin, 2nd floor, on the left; three rooms: bedroom, dining room, kitchen; large store-cupboard converted into a bathroom. [1955-COR]

Éco III. A tanker, the Éco III, had arrived and entered the lock shortly before 7:00. [1930-PRO]

École de Médecine. Dr. Bloch said he'd only been practicing in the neighborhood for three years. Hardly over 30, sallow skin, probably a morphine addict himself since the École de Médecine, M thought. [1950-PIC]

Policemen were checking lists of recent graduates from the École de Médecine, the Vice Squad checking for abortionists. [1951-LOG]

Philippe Jave was a student at the École de Médecine de Paris. [1956-AMU]

École-de-Médecine, Rue de l'. [Paris. 6e, Luxembourg. from Boulevard Saint-Michel to Boulevard Saint-Germain]

Hans [Hans Johansson] had first lived in Paris on the Rue de l'École-de-Médecine - they'd had to move because of a bungled check. [1929-30-LET]

Robert Bureau lived in the Rue de l'École-de-Médecine. [1969-TUE]

École des Beaux-Arts. Hélène Grossot told M her father had met some old friends from the Beaux Arts, starting meeting them in a little café in the Saint-Germain area, and taken up drinking. [1949-MME]

Jeanne Chabut said her father had a bookshop on the Rue Jacob, not far from the École des Beaux-Arts., where all the best antique shops were. [1969-VIN]

École des Chartes. M had put two men to finding out about Jean Ducrau, in the Quartier Latin, the École des Chartes and at Charenton. [1933-ECL]

École Normale. Prince Philippe de V--'s eldest son was a boarder at the École Normale. [1960-VIE]

École Polytechnique. Little Janvier as M always called him, was still at the Quai. Did they still call him Little Janvier? In his last letter he'd said his daughter was engaged to a young man from the École Polytechnique. [1950-MEM]

Écoles, Rue des. [Paris. 5e, Panthéon. from Rue de Cardinal-Lemoine to Boulevard Saint-Michel]

The driver of the blue taxi said he'd taken Janvier and Johann Radek to the Pélican, Rue des Écoles. [1930-31-TET]

M had taken Nicole Prieur to the Hotel de Savoie, on Rue des Écoles. Second floor, on the left, the white-haired desk clerk had said. Room 32. In the morning when M called she'd left, saying "Inspector Maigret would pay." [1964-DEF]

The procession went down Rue des Écoles in Bandol, then Avenue du Onze-Novembre, and suddenly the gates of the cemetery. [1971-IND]

Economic Agencies. Ferdinand Fumal said that Roger Gaillardin, of the "Economic Agencies" might want to kill him, as he'd ruined him. [1956-ECH]

Economic Butchers. Ferdinand Fumal said "Economic Butchers" was also his, as well as Northern Butchers out of Lille, and Associated Butchers of the Rue Rambuteau in Paris. [1956-ECH]

Economics. Joseph Van Damme, who'd been doing a boring course at the School of Economics [Liège], was to revolutionize political economy. [1930-31-PHO]

Écouffes, Rue des. [Paris. 4e, Hotel-de-Ville. from Rue de Rivoli to Rue des Rosiers]

The man [Victor Poliensky] kept on drinking, moving around a kind of center, Rue du Roi-de-Sicile, Rue des Écouffes, and the Rue de la Verrerie. [1947-MOR]

Ecuador. At At 32 Jean Ramuel left for Guayaquil, Ecuador, worked at a Franco-English mining company. There met Marie Deligeard, and together they went to London.... Marie Deligeard showed M a document in Spanish, with Ecuadorian seals, she said was their marriage certificate. [1939-MAJ]

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Edgar. Émile Ducrau called to his chauffeur, Edgar, not to let anyone in. [1933-ECL]

Jenny's husband. They lived in a pretty country house in New Jersey. She tried to commit suicide when he was killed in an explosion at the laboratories where was an engineer in a petrol-refining company. [1957-SCR]

Edgar Fagonet. see: Fagonet, Edgar

Edgar Martin. see: Martin, Edgar

Ed Gollan. see: Gollan, Ed

Edna Reichberg. see: Reichberg, Edna

Edwardian. Dr. Rian in Vichy lived in an elegant red brick house in Boulevard des Etats-Unis. Maybe a little too Edwardian, but with a certain grandeur. [1967-VIC]

There was something Edwardian, if not Victorian, about Léontine Antoine's apartment. [1970-FOL]

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Eglandes, Les. see: Les Eglandes Maurice Marcia often made calls to Les Eglandes, a little village in the Oise. [1971-IND]

Église, Place de l'. [Saint-André] Canonge's house in Place de l'Église was just opposite Omer Calas' brother's grocery store. [1955-COR]

[La Rochelle] Hélène Lange's mother had kept a small dry goods store in the Place de l'Église. [1967-VIC]

Église Saint-Paul. Aristide Fumel had picked up Honoré Cuendet's trail. He'd been living in a little hotel in the Rue Neuve-Saint-Pierre, the Hôtel Lambert, behind the Église Saint-Paul. [1961-PAR]

Églises, Rue des. [Nantes] A telegram came from the Flying Squad at Nantes. The corpse had been identified at Dr. Émile Janin, 35, Rue des Églises, Nantes. [1940-JUG]

Egypt. Marcel Basso said he'd thought of going to Italy, or Egypt. [1931-GUI]

Louis Legrand had told Julie Legrand that after the alterations to the Saint-Michel in Norway, they'd sail to Egypt. [1932-POR]

Joséphine Beausoleil said she'd gone on tour in Italy, Turkey, Syria and Egypt. [1932-FOU]

Jean Ramuel had worked as a bookkeeper in a sugar refinery in Egypt. [1939-MAJ]

Jean Maura said every year he spent two or three months with his father, vacationing in Italy, Greece, Egypt, India. [1946-NEW]

Pyke said he usually spent his holidays at Sussex. He once went to Egypt though. [1949-AMI]

Valentine Besson and her husband traveled to Cannes and Nice, then London, Scotland, Turkey and Egypt. [1949-DAM]

Countess Panetti lived all over - Paris, Cannes, Egypt, Vichy... [1949-MME]

Maria Van Aerts had lived in Italy and Egypt, traveled a lot. [1951-GRA]

The Ottrebons, Belgians in high finance, were wintering in Egypt. [1953-TRO]

In the old days there were agencies in Paris to recruit artistes, like Germaine Laboine, who learnt a few dance steps and were sent off to Turkey, Egypt or Beirut, where they were employed as bar girls in cabarets. [1954-JEU]

Egyptian. Richard Gendreau-Balthazar smoked an Egyptian cigarette. [1948-PRE]

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Eiffel Tower. If a story of a suicide jumping off the Eiffel Tower appears in the papers, a rash of copycat suicides will follow. [1946-mal]

They said Nine Rochain squinted so bad she could look at the tips of your shoes and the top of the Eiffel Tower at the same time. [1947-MOR]

From the balcony of Marinette Augier's room the Eiffel Tower could be seen. [1963-FAN]

Angèle Louette's window had a good view of the rooftops of Paris, and a corner of the Eiffel Tower. [1970-FOL]

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Elayne. Elayne was Nine Moinard's stage name at the Moulin Bleu. She told M the stage door was in the Rue Fontaine. [1931-OMB]

Electronics of Tomorrow. Magazine delivered to Gus Parendon. [1968-HES]

Éléonore Boursang. see: Boursang, Éléonore

Éliane Paget. see: Paget, Éliane

Elias Hansen. see: Hansen, Elias

Élisa. Élisa, the maid at Judge Forlacroix's.... The daughter of old Élisa worked at Judge Forlacroix's with her mother, brought M a letter from Judge Forlacroix. [1940-JUG]

Elisabethville. Émile Chabot sent M a photo of Jean Chabot, who sailed from Antwerp on the Elisabethville, bound for the Congo. [1931-GAI]

Élise. There was a message on his desk from Mme M: Élise has arrived from Épinal with her husband and the children. I've asked them all to stay to dinner. They've brought some cèpes. [1942-FEL]

The housekeeper of the apartment immediately above Léontine Antoine's, where a 60-year-old bachelor, apparently a well-known historian, lived. She came in daily. [1970-FOL]

Élise Chatrier. see: Chatrier, Élise

Elizabeth Chabot. see: Chabot, Elizabeth

Élizabeth Coumar. see: Coumar, Élizabeth

Elizabeth Doyen. see: Doyen, Elizabeth

Elizabeth, Queen. Germaine Baboeuf said she'd read a story about Queen Elizabeth of England, who was a cold woman who couldn't make love... [1948-PRE]

Elizabeth Radek. see: Radek, Elizabeth

Ellen Darroman. see: Darroman, Ellen

Ellen Ward. see: Ward, Ellen

Ellen Wilcox. see: Wilcox, Ellen

Eloi. M asked Eloi in the laboratory next door what he thought of the clothes. The label was a shop in Bordeaux, excellent quality. [1937-38-eto]

Else Anderson. see: Anderson, Else

Elst, Any Van. see: Van Elst, Any

Élysée. Some horses went by in the Place Saint-Georges. There had been a parade at the Invalides that morning. Everyone was headed towards the Élysée. [1948-PRE]

Isabelle de V--'s house was as huge as the Élysée. [1960-VIE]

M took the bus to Rond-Point, and walked along Avenue Marigny, alongside the gardens of the Élysée Palace, the gardens of the President of the Republic. [1968-HES]

Élysée Club. Véronique Lachaume's boyfriend was called Jacques Sainval, 44, 23 Rue de Ponthieu. His real name was Arthur Baquet, too plain for an advertising man. He handled film advertising, so he frequented Fouquet's, Maxim's, the Élysée Club... [1958-TEM]

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Emden. Jean Duclos told M he was expected by learned societies in Emden, Hamburg and elsewhere. [1931-HOL]

Emergency. see Where we discover Emergency Services and those in Criminal Records... (Où l'on découvre Police-Secours et les Sommiers... ) by Murielle Wenger

M answered the call, from Pierre at Emergencies about a crime in the hotel Étoile du Nord. [1937-38-eto]

Jérôme Lacroix got a call from Emergencies, that Berthe had been attacked. [1937-38-ber]

One of the little lights came on in the huge map of Paris that stretched across half a wall. M's nephew, Daniel, was on duty in the Emergencies Room. M had always liked this huge room, as quiet and bare as a laboratory. [1946-mal]

Lucas called to say there'd been a message from the Emergency Office, that a man had been found dead in the Place de la Concorde, near the Quai des Tuileries, a matter for the 1st arrondissement. M was on his way... M called the Emergency Squad to have them let him know if anything came up with a man in a raincoat. [1947-MOR]

11 pm. A call from the Police Emergency Center, across the street, in the building of the municipal police, where all calls are inscribed on an illuminated board the length of the wall. The Pont-de-Flandre station has just heard there's been trouble in a bar on Rue de Crimée. [1950-MEM]

Sergeant Simon called the Emergency Headquarters [Police-Secours] and spoke to Louis. [1950-PIC]

M asked the sergeant on duty if he'd alerted the Emergency Squad. [1951-LOG]

The voice at the other end of the line was Raymond, at the Exchange, an enormous room in the building where all emergency calls for the police were received. A map with little lights covered one wall. [1954-JEU]

M received a call from Emergency Calls in the Boulevard du Palais. A hold-up in the Rue La Fayette, between the Rue Taitbout and the Rue de la Chaussée d'Antin. Shots fired, casualties... [1961-PAR]

M called the Emergency switchboard to see if any shooting had been reported. [1966-NAH]

Émile. Freckled little boy looking in at the window where Moers and M were working. [1930-GAL]

A call came in from Rheims, where Émile, the proprieter of the Café de Paris, Rue Carnot, said he'd seen Louis Jeunet six days before. [1930-31-PHO]

Next door to the town hall was the villa of Monsieur Émile; admitted to 65, but looked older, very frail. Lived with his mother, old Justine, 79, well known on the Riviera. He had a little boat, fished for girelle. Émile went to the Arche de Noé the night of Marcellin's murder for his tisane. Never went to bed after 10. [1949-AMI]

Dr. Larue greeted the waiter at the brasserie Franco-Italienne, Émile, and asked him how his scars were. [1961-BRA]

Émile. The old office messenger, Émile, was in his glazed cubby hole. [1945-pip]

The photographer who worked with Moers on Guillaume Serres' car. [1951-GRA]

Émile Boulay. see: Boulay, Émile

Émile Branchu. see: Branchu, Émile

Émile Chabot. see: Chabot, Émile

Émile Chalus. see: Chalus, Émile

Émile Chevrier. see: Chevrier, Émile

Émile Ducrau. see: Ducrau, Émile

Émile Ducrau & Co. M could make out a blue enameled sign, 'Émile Durcrau & Company.' Ducrau said the boats with the blue triangle belonged to him. He had 24 tugs of the Eagle class, all the pilots in the two cafés worked for him; he had 18 barges, several storeships and two dredgers. [1933-ECL]

Émile Duffieux. see: Duffieux, Émile

Émile Gallet. see: Gallet, Émile

Émile Gautier. see: Gautier, Émile

Émile Gradut. see: Gradut, Émile

Émile Grosbois. see: Grosbois, Émile

Émile Hugon. see: Hugon, Émile

Émile Janin. see: Janin, Émile

Émile Klein. see: Klein, Émile

Émile Lauer. see: Lauer, Émile

Emile Lebraz. see: Lebraz, Emile

Émile Lentin. see: Lentin, Émile

Émile Louette. see: Louette, Billy

Émile Michonnet. see: Michonnet, Émile

Émile Parendon. see: Parendon, Émile

Émilie. Aunt Émilie (Mme M had eleven aunts!) being taken seriously ill in Quimper. [1938-owe]

Émilie d'Espissac. see: Espissac, Émilie d'

Émilie Fagonet. see: Fagonet, Émilie

Émilie Mosselet. see: Mosselet, Émilie

Émilienne. Mlle. Émilienne, the assistant, sometimes came down with special customers, to show a limited edition. She'd been found dead in the boudoir, poisoned by a cup of tea. The pathologist attributed her death to an overdose of sleeping tablets. [1936-err]

M told Charlotte Mrs. Mimi Clark had been Émilienne, Mimi, a hostess in Cannes, in a club called La Belle Étoile, just behind the [Boulevard de la Croisette]. [1939-MAJ]

Émilienne Besson. see: Besson, Émilienne

Émilie Pardon. see: Pardon, Émilie

Émilie Thouret. see: Thouret, Émilie

Émillienne Motte. see: Motte, Émillienne

Emma. The daughter of the proprieter at the Café de la Marine, Emma. Plain face, thick ankles, plump red arms. Cried when Willy Marco's body was found. [1930-PRO]

Emma, the waitress, came forward at Yves Le Pommeret's call. Emma was 24, her father and brothers lost at sea in the ketch Three Kings [Trois Mages], mother died long before. [1931-JAU]

arrived in Paris a few months before, worked in a dairy on Rue Caulaincourtfor M. Jules. Plump, perhaps 18, large bosom, red cheeks, bulging eyes. Had seen a tall, dark man (Justin of Toulon) with a green sportscar go into Mlle. Jeanne's apartment the day she was murdered. [1941-SIG]

The manager of the Hôtel Beauséjour called to Emma, a maid at the hotel. [1949-MME]

The cleaning woman at the boarding house Eugène Benoît had moved to on Rue Saint-Denis. [1954-MIN]

Oscar Coutant asked Lucas about their Aunt Emma. He said they hadn't seen her for three months, but she was just as deaf as ever. [1964-DEF]

The waitress at Au Petit Chaudron on the Rue de Miromesnil, who didn't like new customers. [1968-HES]

Emma Aerts. see: Aerts, Emma

Emma Chatereau. see: Chatereau, Emma

Empire. In Carl Anderson's living room there were some Empire armchairs. [1931-NUI]

Ernest Grandmaison's private office was furnished in Empire style. [1932-POR]

On the wall was an authentic Aubusson tapestry. Then a large study in Empire style. [1937-38-bay]

Between the windows in Louise Laboine's room was an Empire writing desk. [1954-JEU]

The drawing room became the waiting room, furnished in pure Empire style; the boudoir, also in Empire, became Philippe Jave's office. [1956-AMU]

The bedroom was enormous, furnished, like the office, in Empire style.... There were other curtains, Empire red in color. Had they been drawn when Lapointe arrived? [1956-ECH]

The waiter was summoned to the little Empire-style lounge at the end of the lobby. [1957-VOY]

The Empire sofa might have been a handsome piece if they hadn't covered it in a garish blue velvet. [1958-TEM]

In the old woman's house they'd found a Second Empire wedding dress, and a Zouave's uniform from the beginning of the century. [1959-ASS]

There was an ornamental bronze key which opened the drawers of the Empire desk.... Isabelle de V-- asked if the letters were still in the Empire bookcase with the gilt lattice-work. [1960-VIE]

Norris Jonker was seated at an Empire desk when M arrived. [1963-FAN]

M went around the Empire desk to look at the man more closely. [1966-NAH]

In the office of the Sardine were three good leather armchairs, an Empire desk in mahogany, a safe... [1971-IND]

In M. Jean Lecureur's office the mahogany furniture was Empire style. [1972-CHA]

Empress Eugénie. see: Eugénie, Empress

Ems. Beyond the estuary was the Ems River, then the North Sea. [1931-HOL]

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Engels. Engels, Spinoza, Kierkegaard, St. Augustine, Karl Marx, Father Sertillange, Saint-Simon. Lapointe had made a list of some of the authors of the books in Jules Piquemal's room. [1954-MIN]

Enghien. [Montmorency. Commune, Val-de-Oise dept., N France, 9 mi N of Paris. pop. 1968: 18,691. Until the Revolution called Enghien.]

Félix Nahour gambled in casinos at Deauville, Cannes, Évian, Enghien in the winter. For a year or two, before Castro, he was techinical adviser and probably an associate of the casino in Havana. [1966-NAH]

Bob Mandille guessed Walter Carus had been at Enghien if he hadn't been in Paris. Said Nora was a great gambler, and that last year at Cannes she'd lost heavily. [1966-VOL]

Enghien, Rue d'. [Paris. 10e, Entrepôt. from Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Denis to Rue du Faubourg-Poissonière]

M met Mme M for dinner at the Alsatian restaurant in the Rue d'Enghien. He had sauerkraut just the way he liked it. [1949-MME]

Where the offices of the Parisien Libéré were located. It was not much more than half an hour's walk from the Rue d'Enghien to the Boulevard Richard-Lenoir. [1971-SEU]

England. Walter Lampson's yacht was the Southern Cross. He said he always lived on it, in France, England, sometimes Italy. [1930-PRO]

Mrs. Henderson's maid, Élise Chatrier, a French girl of good education who had spent her childhood in England. [1930-31-TET]

One day in Sing Sing Léon Le Glérec had met an American from Brest, who'd been a Prohibition agent, in England, France, and Germany. [1931-JAU]

Most of the steamers were on a regular run, bringing coal from England and ore from Caen. [1932-POR]

Mme M had long wanted to see England. M said he could look up his colleagues at Scotland Yard he'd worked with during the war during their two weeks in London. [1937-38-man]

Mimi had written that she and Oswald Clark got married in England and would sail for America in 3 or 4 days. [1939-MAJ]

I'm afraid my daughter takes after her father... she let herself become involved with an unscrupulous individual who's taken her off to England, where he's obtained a marriage license..." [1948-PRE]

Because he had witnessed something similar in England, M knew the prescribed course of a coroner's inquest. [1949-CHE]

In the boarding house were other women like Maria Van Aerts, from England, Sweden, America. [1951-GRA]

Moers thought the cloth attached to the button had been made in England. [1955-TEN]

Mrs. Muriel Britt, the old Englishwoman, had chosen to disappear. She'd come to Paris with 52 others, a group the travel agents assemble in England, America, Canada or elsewhere, and take to Paris for a week. [1956-ECH]

Alain Mazeron said his elder daughter was in England, the other, Marcelle Mazeron, with her mother. [1960-VIE]

Jean-Charles Gaillard had lost his four fingers in the war, at Dunkirk. In England he'd joined the Free French forces. [1962-COL]

Jean-Claude Ternel's father had sent him to England after he failed his baccalauréat twice. [1963-FAN]

Billy Louette told M three guys from England had turned up at Bongo, with a great chick who'd come home with him. [1970-FOL]

English. M found the Rue Haute-Sauvenière, a steep, very busy street, and asked for Roger Morcel's, the tailor. The tailor said it was imitation English cloth, made in Verviers. [1930-31-PHO]

When an Englishman who'd been reading the Times left, no one but M was left on the stools. [1930-31-TET]

The huge library at the mayor's house had exposed ceiling beams, like in an English manor house. [1931-JAU]

There were some deal bookshelves with paperbacks in French, German, English and probably Danish. [1931-NUI]

Conrad Popinga had spoken English and German fluently.... Beetje Liewens wrote that she had some English books and was studying.... Pijpekamp told M the compass on Oosting's ship had come from a Swedish ship, the life preservers from an English collier. [1931-HOL]

The waiter said there was a car at Yport which took people to Fécamp or Étretat, but some English people had hired it. He said Adèle Noirhomme and the man, the couple, had probablly come from Le Havre. [1931-REN]

James said he'd been reading an English novel.... M had Janvier try to locate Lola, who'd been at the Bar des Églantiers. M said for all he knew she may have married an English lord by now. [1931-GUI]

Marie Vassilief arrived by taxi. She was tall and very beautiful, with perhaps artificially fair hair. She started talking in English.... A salesman accosted passersby, a winter overcoat, fine English cloth from 200 francs. [1932-FIA]

They were speaking English on the deck of the steamer. [1932-POR]

Dr. Jacques Rivaud lived in an English-style cottage almost on the edge of town.... Joséphine Beausoleil said she'd had her first daughter, now Germaine Rivaud, in Cairo. Her father was an English officer. [1932-FOU]

Boutigues pointed out a villa that belonged to a famous writer, a member of the Académie Française, and that of a ballet dancer who lived with an English lord. [1932-LIB]

Émile Ducrau said the people next door were English. [1933-ECL]

An Englishman, very drunk, passed in front of M. [1934-MAI]

An Englishwoman, Laurence Wilfur, 38, lived with her mother near Dr. Armand Barion, the wife and daughter of the late Colonel Wilfur, a Colonial army officer. [1936-lun]

The young man opposite M was soberly dressed, more like an Englishman than a Parisian. [1936-pei]

Two old English ladies had several pairs of silk stockings they were planning to smuggle through customs. [1937-38-eto]

A good many English travelers turned around and went back to their hotels. [1937-38-man]

M had chosen a striped tie in the colors of an English university. [1938-owe]

M would have liked to have said to Stephan Strevzki, like an English policeman, "I warn you that anything you say..." [1939-hom]

The current owners of Judge Forlacroix's house in Versailles were Angela Dodds and Mrs. Perkins..... a pair of English eccentrics. [1940-JUG]

M's knowledge of English dated back to his college days.... John Maura was wearing a navy-blue suit of English cut. [1946-NEW]

Major Bellam was the other Englishman on Porquerolles [1949-AMI]

M had to make a double effort to understand, because he had had no opportunity to practice spoken English since he had been in high school. Words escaped him and turns or phrase eluded him. [1949-CHE]

Théo Besson was coming down the street, about 50, wearing a tweed suit which made him look English.... Théo Besson had adopted a style -- probably had been impressed by an English aristocrat once. [1949-DAM]

There were more English than Americans in the racing world, according to Baron.... Almost everyone at the Manhattan Bar was speaking English, and reading American newspapers. [1951-LOG]

Julius Van Cram spoke English, French and German.... Hans Ziegler spoke fluent French, English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, and a little Polish. [1954-JEU]

The guide from the coaches was explaining something in English, then in German. [1956-AMU]

The English papers had pointed out that Mrs. Muriel Britt was 58, thin and stringy, with a tired face and body. She ran a boarding house in Kilburn Lane, in West London. [1956-ECH]

Mr. John Arnold came in and started speaking English.... The concierge, M. Albert, was speaking to the guests in English when he heard that Colonel David Ward was dead. [1957-VOY]

Jacques Sainval said he'd taken Paulette Lachaume to an English friend's flat on the Île Saint-Louis. [1958-TEM]

Adrien Josset had had lunch with an important English client who had just come over to the Berkeley. [1959-CON]

Stuart Wilton was English. M asked if he were American.... Stuart Wilton's first wife was the daughter of an English brewer. She married again and lived in the Bahamas. [1961-PAR]

Émile Boulay had gone to the club to audition a Spanish dancer.... He spoke Italian, English and a little Spanish. He'd learned on the liners and in the US. [1962-COL]

Marinette Augier's father was an English teacher at the lycée in Grenoble, mother a matron in a day nursery... Norris Jonker spoke in English on the phone. M's schoolboy English was far from adequate. It had been of little use to him in London, still less on the two occasions he had visited the US. [1963-FAN]

The little English that M spoke was not enough for an interrogation which might be important... M looked at Lapointe in surprise; he didn't know he'd been studying English for a year. [1966-NAH]

Walter Carus was half-English, half-Turkish. [1966-VOL]

Anne-Marie Boutin said on Wednesday evenings she was supposed to be at her English class. [1969-VIN]

One room of Maurice Marcia's house was in the English style. The humidor must have contained expensive Havana cigars.... The two English people who came in were served long before M and Janvier at the Sardine. [1971-IND]

M looked at the titles of some of the books in the study. Many were in English.... Marcel Lenoir said that one of his girls had become an English duchess.... Nathalie Sabin-Levesque sometimes went to the Pickwick, an English pub in the Rue de Ponthieu. [1972-CHA]

Englishman. An Englishman was arguing with the mail clerk when M arrived at the Majestic. [1939-MAJ]

A girl in the Place Blanche was trying to persuade a man, an American or Englishman, to take her to a nightclub, but he kept saying no, no. [1955-TEN]

Mirella Jonker was born in the south of France, and had married an Englishman, Herbert Muir, of Manchester, a manufacturer of ball bearings. [1963-FAN]

James Stuart lived on the fifth floor right at Aline's. Englishman, bachelor. Frequent visits to Cannes, Monte Carlo, Deauville, Biarritz and the Swiss resorts in the winter. [1965-PAT]

Entrepôt Légal. The Boulevard Richard-Lenoir was deserted, and across the street, above the main gate of the warehouse, the words Entrepôt Légal, Fils et Cie stood out in pitch black letters. M saw the two woman come out of the house to the left of it. [1950-noe]

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Épernay. [commune, NE France, Marne dept. pop. 1968: 26,583. on the Marne river 21 mi. WNW of Châlkons-sur-Marne.]

The lock-keeper accompanied his relations as far as the main road to Épernay, which crossed the canal two miles from the lock. [1930-PRO]

Ephraim Gorskin. see: Gorskin, Ephraim

Ephriam Graphopoulos. see: Graphopoulos, Ephriam

Épicerie Peeters. The Peeters' shop on Meuse road was the Épicerie Peeters. [1932-FLA]

Épinal. [commune, NE France, capital, Vosges dept. pop. 1968: 36,856. on Moselle R. 65 mi. E of Chaumont.]

Françoise,. Aurore Gallet's sister, younger by two or three years, was from Épinal. [1930-GAL]

There was a message on his desk from Mme M: Élise has arrived from Épinal with her husband and the children. I've asked them all to stay to dinner. They've brought some cèpes. [1942-FEL]

Epinay. Mlle. Berthe, the cashier at the Café des Ministères, left at 10:50 to catch her bus to Epinay, where she lived. [1946-obs]

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Equatorial Africa. [French Equatorial Africa. Former federation of French possessions, W cen. Africa, consisting of Chad, Gabon, Middle Congo (now Congo), and Ubangi-Shari (now Central African Republic). Independent since 1960.]

Désiré Boursicault was now on his way to Pointe Noire, in Equatorial Africa. [1951-MEU]

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Erasmus. The Judge said Erasmus had needed little sleep, as had Voltaire, and he himself. [1946-cho]

Eriau. Eriau was in charge of checking out the yellow Citroëns. [1947-MOR]

Eric Cornal. see: Cornal, Eric

Erna Bolton. see: Bolton, Erna

Ernest. The little red-haired boy, Ernest, had taken the Comtesse de Saint-Fiacre's missal. [1932-FIA]

The Hôtel Beauséjour was wedged between a shoeshop and a pork butcher's. At the reception desk was a monstrously fat man in a high-backed chair. Ernest, the porter, said he'd given the key to a dark girl he hadn't known... [1942-FEL]

M spoke to M. Jean, the proprieter of the Cadran. He hadn't known Albert Rochain, known as Little Albert. He said that an old waiter, Ernest, had known him, but he'd gone back to the Dordogne. [1947-MOR]

Ernest, the bell-captain at Claridge's, told M Countess Panetti had left her heavy luggage and gone off with Krynker. Recognized Alfred Moss' picture as Paterson, and as Mosselaer when he had been working in Milan at least 15 years earlier. [1949-MME]

Jeanne Debul's masseur, came every other day. [1952-REV]

Louis asked the waiter, Ernest, to bring him a drink. [1953-TRO]

M had Ernest, the boy at the Norman restaurant, take his note to Janvier. [1956-AMU]

Ernest Borms. see: Borms, Ernest

Ernest Combarieu. see: Combarieu, Ernest

Ernest Descharneau. see: Descharneau, Ernest

Ernest Filon. see: Filon, Ernest

Ernest Forrentin. see: Forrentin, Ernest

Ernest Grandmaison. see: Grandmaison, Ernest

Ernestine. Pierre Eyraud was first arrested at 20 in a brawl in a bar on the Rue de Flandre. Some time later he'd been dependent on a girl named Ernestine. [1953-TRO]

Ernestine Jussiaume. see: Jussiaume, Ernestine

Ernestine Micou. see: Micou, Ernestine

Ernest Lapie. see: Lapie, Ernest

Ernest Malik. see: Malik, Ernest

Ernest Michoux. see: Michoux, Ernest

Ernesto Esperanza. see: Esperanza, Ernesto

Ernie. Léontine Faverges' neighbor across the hall, Solange Lorris, a dressmaker, a customer of hers, Mme. Ernie of Rue Saint-Georges, had seen a man in the hall that day in a navy-colored suit and a chestnut-colored belted raincoat. [1959-ASS]

Ernst Marek. see: Marek, Ernst

Ernst Owen. see: Owen, Ernst

Ernst Strowitz. see: Strowitz, Ernst

Erquelines. Things were always happening on the 106, a train which leaves Berlin at 11 a.m. with one or two coaches from Warsaw, passes through Liège at 23:44, and reaches Erquelines at 1:57 a.m. [1936-arr]

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Escargot. Oscar had dinner once a week in Paris, at the Escargot on the Rue de la Bastille. Then he'd go to the Ambigu Theatre and stay at the Hôtel Rambuteau in the Rue de Rivoli. [1931-NUI]

Esparbès. Mme Esparbès had seen the murder from her window. 72, lived alone, husband had been an officer. [1969-TUE]

Esperanza, Ernesto. Ernesto Esperanza was in the back of Harry Cole's car. He had to take him back to the sheriff in Phoenix. [1949-CHE]

Espissac, Émilie d'. Wife of Honoré de Boissancourt, killed in a riding accident. Aline Calas ' mother. [1955-COR]

Essonne. [dept, N France pop. 1968: 674,157. (River, N France, rises in Loiret dept., flows N to the Seine at Corbeil-Essones, about 56 mi. long.)]

The water mills at Essone were being reconstructed, so there'd been traces of Portland cement on the road between La Ferté-Alais and Arpajon. [1931-GUI]

Estelle Japy. see: Japy, Estelle

Esteva. At the Hôtel de Vendée the manageress reminded M that Mme. Godreau was now Mme. Esteva. She'd left on the 5:30 train. [1947-VAC]

Estireau, Bernadette d'. Maxime Le Bret's wife was supposed to have tea with Lise Gendreau-Balthazar and the Comtesse Bernadette d'Estireau at the Pihan Tearooms in the Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré. [1948-PRE]

Estonia. Pietr was of uncertain nationality, but Nordic origin, probably Latvian or Estonian. Spoke Russian, French, English and German fluently.... Pietr glanced through several papers in the Majestic Hotel lobby, paying special attention to the Revaler Bote, an Estonian periodical.... Pskov was in Russia. M had looked it up in an atlas. Near the Baltic. Several little countries there, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, encircled by Poland and Russia.... and there Jews as well, scattered everywhere.... Pietr Johansson, president of the Ugala club at Tartu University, was being thought of as a future statesman in an independent Estonia. [1929-30-LET]

Bérenstein said before the war the two main stonecutting centers were Antwerp and Amsterdam. Most of the stonecutters were from the Baltic -- Latvia or Estonia. [1965-PAT]

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Étampes. [commune, N France, Essone dept. pop. 1968: 16,493. 30 mi. SSW of Paris.]

Marie Dupin / Mary Lampson's real name was Céline Mornet. Born at Étampes. [1930-PRO]

Carl Andersen had said he lived with his sister Else Andersen, in a country house on the main road from Paris to Étampes, two miles from Arpajon, at the Three Widows Crossroads. [1931-NUI]

Etats-Unis, Boulevard des. [Vichy] Dr. Rian in Vichy lived in an elegant red brick house in Boulevard des Etats-Unis. Maybe a little too Edwardian, but with a certain grandeur. [1967-VIC]

Etex, Rue. [Paris. 18e, Butte-Montmartre. from Rue de Maistre to Avenue de Saint-Ouen]

Rue Etex, running alongside the Montmartre Cemetery, nearly opposite the Hôpital Bretonneau, Monique Juteaux, stabbed three times. [1955-TEN]

ether. M suggested to Céline Loiseau that cocaine didn't agree with her. She said it wasn't cocaine, it was ether. [1931-OMB]

The girl Fernande asked M to come back to her house with him. She gone to a hotel in the Rue Notre-Dame-de-Lorette the night before with three young men who wanted to try taking ether. [1934-MAI]

Étienne Gossard. see: Gossard, Étienne

Étienne Gouin. see: Gouin, Étienne

Étienne Jolivet. see: Jolivet, Étienne

Étienne Lapie. see: Lapie, Étienne

Etienne Monfils. see: Monfils, Etienne

Étienne Naud. see: Naud, Étienne

Étoile. [Paris. 16e, Passy. from Champs Elysées to Avenue de la Grande Armée]

[Paris. 16e, Passy. from Champs Élysées to Avenue de la Grande Armée]

Pietr left the hotel and strolled up to Champs-Élysées to the Étoile. [1929-30-LET]

When Prosper Donge had almost reached the Étoile, he turned back to the Rue de Ponthieu to make his payment at the radio shop. [1939-MAJ]

The South American heiress, married to a foreign prince, lived in a private house near the Étoile. M visited to see if she'd prosecute Mme. Antoinette Le Cloaguen for fraud. [1941-SIG]

Vanel said Bob d'Anseval was at the Hôtel du Centre, Rue de Brey, just behind the Étoile.... M reached the Étoile by métro at 5:00, and found the garage closed. [1948-PRE]

André Delteil's brother, Pierre Delteil, lived near the Étoile, at a furnished room on the Rue de Ponthieu. [1952-REV]

Around the Étoile, the avenues were almost deserted. Louis said that Lulu wasn't happy "down there", by which he meant the far-off Étoile district. [1953-TRO]

Léon Zirkt drove a couple to the Étoile. Going through the Place Saint-Augustin, he saw Louise Laboine walking towards the Boulevard Haussmann, towards the Champs-Élysées. When he dropped them at the corner of the Boulevard Haussmann and Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré, he saw her still walking. [1954-JEU]

Adrien Josset said the bar he was at on the Champs-Élysées, near the Étoile, was the Select. [1959-CON]

M imagined that Roger Prou could have been a pimp... not at the Étoile, but at Porte Saint-Denisor Bastille... or he could organize warehouse burglaries around Gare du Nord... [1962-CLI]

Jean-Charles Gaillard had headed straight for the Étoile after a traffic jam at the corner of Rue Blanche. [1962-COL]

Oscar Coutant told M that Nicole Prieur was in what they called the Étoile set, drove to school in Jaguars and Ferraris. Most of the group lived near the Arc de Triomphe, Avenue Foch, and so on. [1964-DEF]

Lapointe saw M. Louis dial Étoile 42.38, Fernand Barillard's number. [1965-PAT]

Then one day, Gérard Sabin-Levesque had left to go and play the part of M. Charles again, in the Étoile district. [1972-CHA]

Étoile des Tetrons. M got directions to Au Bon Vivant: Go through the next grade crossing in the direction of Étoile des Tetrons. Make sure not to take the road to Château de la Muette, but the one just before it... [1951-LOG]

Étoile du Nord. M answered the call, from Pierre at Emergencies [Emergency] about a crime in the hotel Étoile du Nord. ... It was a typical drab 4th-rate hotel, as found near all stations. No 32, third floor. [1937-38-eto]

Étoile, Hôtel de l'. see: Hôtel de l'Étoile

Étoile, Place de l'. [Paris. 17e, Batignolles-Monceau - 17e, Batignolles-Monceau. from Avenue Champs-Élysées to Avenue de la Grande-Armée]

Mme. Aubain-Vasconcelos lived in the Rue de Presbourg in one of those huge stone houses which have one facade overlooking the Place de l'Éoile. [1947-MOR]

Janvier had brought inspectors Baron and Vacher to Manuel Palmari's.... Vacher drove Aline to the QDO. M told him to take Avenue de la Grande-Armée, around Place de l'Étoile, to go down the Champs-Élysées . The last time for a long time Aline would see such sights. [1965-PAT]

Étoile Polaire. The Étoile Polaire was a filthy barge owned by a Belgian from Tilleur, near Liège. [1932-FLA]

Étoile, Rue de l'. [Paris. 17e, Batignolles-Monceau. from Avenue Wagram to Avenue Mac-Mahon]

The girl said there was a doctor in the Rue de l'Étoile. [1948-PRE]

At the Diabolo, a seedy nightclub in the Rue de l'Étoile, a drunken old woman called Thérèse, (M had probably seen her around Ternes) said she'd known Françoise Binet. [1951-MEU]

M got a call at home from Dupeu in the Ternes district [Quartier des Ternes]. He was police inspector in the Rue d'Étoile. [1953-TRO]

The letter that had been left for Louise Laboine said she should ask for Jimmy [Jimmy O'Malley], at Pickwick's Bar, Rue de l'Étoile. [1954-JEU]

Ferdinand Fumal's mistress was Martine Gilloux, who he'd set up in a flat in the Rue de l'Étoile…. Rose, probably 60 by now, hadn't changed much since she'd kept a discreet brothel on the Rue Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, and M had rescued her from an awkward situation. He hadn't expected to find her running this hotel in the Rue de l'Étoile. [1956-ECH]

Louise Paverini had left a letter to be mailed to Marco Paverini at the Rue de l'Étoile. [1957-VOY]

Alfred Meurant was well-known in certain districts, particularly around Place des Ternes and the neighborhood of Porte Saint-Denis. He'd registered at a small hotel on Rue de l'Étoile, among others. [1959-ASS]

Jean-Loup Pernelle whispered to M that he'd remembered that Manuel Palmari owned a hotel on Rue de l'Étoile, the Hôtel Bussière or Hôtel Bessière. [1965-PAT]

Eton. Willy Marco said he was educated at Eton, like the Prince of Wales. If they'd been the same age they'd have been friends. [1930-PRO]

M thought that John Arnold had probably been to Eton and Cambridge. [1957-VOY]

Étourneau. Someone called up the the Providence to move up, that the Étourneau had given up its turn. [1930-PRO]

Étretat. [town, N France, Seine-Maritime dept. pop. 1962: 1,543. on coast N of Le Havre. resort.]

M ran from the Berthe Swaan's house and came out on the Étretat road, turned to the right and made for the lower jetty. Bumped into some bollards and found himself on the jetty. [1929-30-LET]

The waiter said there was a car at Yport which took people to Fécamp or Étretat, but some English people had hired it. [1931-REN]

M had taken the métro to Gare Saint-Lazare at 5:00, as he hadn't found a taxi, left the Paris-Le Havre train at a small, depressing station, Bréauté-Beuzeville, where he waited for his connection to Étretat.... All the Étretat holiday makers were waiting for the green flash of the sunset. [1949-DAM]

Françoise Boursicault had been a children's nanny at 14, with a family who spent their summers at Étretat.... Rosalie Méchin was born at Bénouville, near Étretat (Seine-Inférieure). [1951-MEU]

One summer, when Marcel Moncin was 9, he had gone with his wife's family to Étretat. [1955-TEN]

When Hélène Lange had lived in Paris, she usually took a two-week vacation at Étretat, where she stayed in a pension. [1967-VIC]

Léontine Antoine and her second husband, Joseph Antoine, had taken their summer vacations somewhere near Étretat. [1970-FOL]

Étretat, Rue d'. [Fécamp] The captain, Octave Fallut, had boarded with a widow in the Rue d'Étretat. He'd been sailing for La Morue Française for 15 years. [1931-REN]

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Eucalyptus. Blanc said Alfred Meurant was living in a boarding house called the Eucalyptus [les Eucalyptus], quite a way outside Toulon on the hill between Faron and La Vallette. There were quite a few like it between Marseilles and Menton. The owner was Freddo Lisca. [1959-ASS]

eucalyptus pill. Émile sucked on a eucalyptus pill while playing draughts with Ginette. [1949-AMI]

Eudice. Arlette had sometimes mentioned Mother Eudice, Mother Superior of a convent not far from the sea where she'd been brought up. [1950-PIC]

Eugène. Picture post-cards, all equally banal whether from Saigon or Santiago - All the best from Henry - Cheerio, Eugène. [1932-POR]

Oswald Clark had fought a giant at Eugène the Muscleman's booth at Foire du Trône. [1939-MAJ]

Louise Laboine hadn't stopped till she reached the corner of the Rue Caumartin and the Rue Saint-Lazare. The waiter who served her was Eugène, bald, lived in Bécon-les-Bruyères, and had a daughter about her age. [1954-JEU]

Eugène Benoît. see: Benoît, Eugène

Eugène Berniard. see: Berniard, Eugène

Eugène Cornille. see: Cornille, Eugène

Eugène Devries. see: Devries, Eugène

Eugène Labri. see: Labri, Eugène

Eugène Lotard. see: Lotard, Eugène

Eugène, One-eyed. Mickey Boubée asked M if he remembered Fat Louis, who owned the three brothels in the Rue de Provence. And One-eyed Eugène? And Handsome Fernand... [1962-COL]

Eugène Rougier. see: Rougier, Eugène

Eugénie. Cross-eyed maid of about thirty at the Émile Gallet's. [1930-GAL]

The maid at Désiré Campois' was Eugénie. [1945-FAC]

Eugénie, the charwoman at Guillaume Serres'. Came in daily from 9 to 5. Lived in Puteaux, on the other side of the Seine, above a hardware store, directly opposite the bridge. [1951-GRA]

Eugénie, the maid at Dr Pardon's, had worked so long in the household on Boulevard Voltaire that she was almost part of the family. [1969-TUE]

Eugénie Baffoin. see: Baffoin, Eugénie

Eugénie, Empress. [in full Eugénie, Comtesse (countess) de Teba, original name Eugénia Maria De Montijo de Guzman (b. May 5, 1826, Granada, Spain--d. July 11, 1920, Madrid), wife of Napoleon III and empress of France (1853-70), who came to have an important influence on her husband's foreign policy.]
Félicien Gendreau had married Hector Balthazar's daughter. In her picture she had her hair drawn back low on the neck, a profile like the Empress Eugénie's, her face as cold as her father's. [1948-PRE]

The photographs on the wall at Guillaume Serre's looked like they were from the time of Nadar. One was a woman of about 40, hair parted in the middle, who looked like Empress Eugénie. [1951-GRA]
 

Eugénie Vignolet. see: Vignolet, Eugénie

Eugines. A sanatarium had been built at Clairfond, in Haute-Savoie, between Eugines and Megève, at an elevation of 4,500 feet, as a home for abandoned children. [1954-MIN]

Europe, Place de l'. [Paris. 8e, Élycée. from Rue de Londres to Rue de Leningrad]

M walked briskly through the neighborhood around Place de l'Europe, after leaving Colonel Dormoy at Raymond Couchet's. [1931-OMB]

Eusebio Fualdès. see: Fualdès, Eusebio

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Eva. Michel Goldfinger's sister-in-law, blue-eyed blonde. A typist in an insurance agency in the Boulevard Haussmann. [1946-mal]

Évariste Cornu. see: Cornu, Évariste

Évariste Heurtin. see: Heurtin, Évariste

Évariste Maigret. see: Maigret, Évariste

Evariste Point. see: Point, Evariste

Évelina Nahour. see: Nahour, Évelina

Évelina Wiemers. see: Wiemers, Évelina

Éveline Jave. see: Jave, Éveline

Éveline Le Guérec. see: Le Guérec, Éveline

Éveline Schneider. see: Schneider, Éveline

Every Man his Own Doctor. There were some books in Honoré Cuendet's room in the Hôtel Lambert, Impressions of a Traveler in Italy and Every Man his Own Doctor (published in 1899), and an adventure story. [1961-PAR]

Évian. [Haute-Savoie, E France, commune dept. pop. 1962: 5,200. on S shore of Lake of Geneva. fashionable health resort.]

Félix Nahour gambled in casinos at Deauville, Cannes, Évian, Enghien in the winter. For a year or two, before Castro, he was techinical adviser and probably an associate of the casino in Havana.... Maurice Nahour had met Félix Nahour and his wife at Évian, when he was there taking the cure. [1966-NAH]

Evreux. [commune, N France, capital, Eure dept. pop. 1968: 42,550. 55 mi. WNW of Paris]

Half an hour later, when the train reached Evreux, it was quite dark. [1932-POR]

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Examining Magistrate. Coméliau was the Examining Magistrate in the Pietr case. [1929-30-LET]

To make things worse, the Examining Magistrate handling the Guinguette à Deux Sous case never gave M a moment's peace. [1931-GUI]

Outside, five men were waiting in the corridor, the Public Prosecutor of Bergerac, the Examining Magistrate and his clerk, an inspector, and a police pathologist. [1932-FOU]

Even on the previous day the Examining Magistrate had been surprised to find Émile Ducrau sitting up in his chair. [1933-ECL]

M knew the Examining Magistrate, [Gastambide] a meticulous, suspicious little Basque, who weighed every word. [1934-MAI]

"The local Superintendent has just arrived. The Examining Magistrate should be here at any moment." [1938-owe]

The visit from the Public Prosecutor's Office had been short, and the Examining Magistrate, Bonneau, had given M free hand, as usual. ... M knew the magistrate, Bonneau, a man of integrity, a good family man, collected rare editions. Fine, square-cut gray beard. M had once accompanied him on a raid of a gambling house. He hadn't known what a baccarat table was.... Oswald Clark went to the Avenue Friedland to see a lawyer, finally to the Palais de Justice to see the Examining Magistrate, Bonneau.... Bonneau, the magistrate said he wanted M to call him, at home till 8:00 at Turbigo 25-62. Then dinner at some friends, Galvani 47-53. [1939-MAJ]

Deputy Public Prosecutor arrived at Cécile Pardon's, followed by the Examining Magistrate, Mabile, the police doctor, and a clerk. [1940-CEC]

Examining Magistrate Victor Bréjon, a delightful, shy man of old-fashioned courtesy had asked M to see his brother-in-law, Étienne Naud. [1943-CAD]

Philippe Bellamy introduced M to Alain de Folletier, the Examining Magistrate at La Roche-sur-Yon. [1947-VAC]

Gabriel Dossin was the Examining Magistrate in the Frans Steuvels case. [1949-MME]

The Commissioner called M directly at Mlle. Clément's. The Examing Magistrate had asked him to ring about the Piercot case. [1951-MEU]

Coméliau was the Examining Magistrate on the Louis Thouret case. Judge Coméliau was usually not so affable.... Jef Schrameck asked M if Examining Magistrate Coméliau was a little dark man with a toothbrush mustache. [1952-BAN]

Julien Chabot was the Examining Magistrate in Fontenay-le-Comte. [1953-PEU]

M said he'd ring up the Examining Magistrate, Coméliau. [1954-JEU]

M went by to report to the Chief of Police on the Quai de Valmy case. Afterwards, he headed for the little connecting door which led to the Public Prosecutions, passing through the Examining Magistrate's wing. [1955-COR]

The Examining Magistrate in the Marcel Moncin case, the Montmartre murders, was Coméliau. [1955-TEN]

Judge Coméliau was the Examining Magistrate. [1956-AMU]

The Examining Magistrate was M. Angelot. The deputy from the Public Prosecutor's said he was going back to the Palais de Justice, but Angelot said he'd prefer to stay. He was of the new school, regarding an investigation as the affair of the Examining Magistrate from start to finish, with the role fot he police reduced to obeying his instructions. [1958-TEM]

M said his investigation had the consent of the Director of Police Headquarters. The Public Prosecutor's office had not been informed, and he had only mentioned it to the Examining Magistrate in passing. He was not acting on his instructions, nor on those of the Attorney General. [1959-ASS]

Coméliau was the Examining Magistrate in the Adrien Josset case. [1959-CON]

Deputy Prosecutor Pasquier from the Public Prosecutor's Office and and Examining Magistrate M did not know very well, Urbain de Chézaud, arrived at the Comte Armand de Saint-Hilaire's. [1960-VIE]

M. Legaille, the Examining Magistrate in charge of the hold-up inquiry. [1961-PAR]

As they reached the Quai des Célestins, Parrain, the Deputy Public Prosecutor, and Dantziger, the Examining Magistrate, arrived from the Palais de Justice at the same time by car.... One day, when a penniless and insignificant fellow had been killed in equally mysterious circumstances, M had said to the Examining Magistrate, "The have-nots just don't get murdered." [1962-CLO]

The best thing about these cases was that the Public Prosecutor and the Examining Magistrates didn't care much. "One less to be given board and lodging for years in prison..." [1962-COL]

Judge Ancelin was the Examining Magistrate in the Manuel Palmari murder. [1965-PAT]

Daumas was appointed as the Examining Magistrate for the Antoinette Vague case by the Public Prosecutor's Office. M had worked with him several times, a pleasant man, a little on the timid side, about 40. [1968-HES]

Janvier said the Assistant Public Prosecutor would be arriving soon with the Examining Magistrate.... About 40, his name was Page, he'd worked his way up from an obscure provincial post. [1968-ENF]

The Public Prosecutor had appointed an Examining Magistrate, Poiret, a young man M had never worked with. [1969-TUE]

M told Gilbert Pigou that the next day, when he'd appear before the Examining Magistrate, M would give him the names of some lawyers. [1969-VIN]

The Examining Magistrate was Bouteille, about 50. M had known him a long time. [1971-IND]

Excelsior. M, for three days, had been living in a palace, the Excelsior, on the Croisette in Cannes. [1938-owe]

Excelsior. Jean Servières said he had worked for the Petit Parisien, Excelsior and the Dispatch. [Dépêche], in Paris. [1931-JAU]

Philippe Lauer said the Excelsior had a picture of him on the front page. [1934-MAI]

Excelsior Hôtel. see: Hôtel Excelsior

Exchange. see: Emergency Room

Exelmans, Boulevard. [Paris. 16e, Passy. from Quai Louis-Blériot to Rue d'Auteuil]

Adrien Josset appeared at the Auteuil Police Station, at Boulevard Exelmans and Rue Chardon-Lagache, at 3:30. [1959-CON]

Express. The Express, Liège newspaper office where Jean Chabot stopped to deliver legal notices. [1931-GAI]

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Ey, Henri. Émile Parendon asked M if he knew his works. M had read his textbook on psychiatry. [1968-HES]

Eyraud, Pierre. They tried the first boarding house, the Hôtel du Var. Pierrot [Pierre Eyraud] was staying there. His real name was Pierre Eyraud, 29, born in Paris. The old woman at the desk said he always came in with Lulu [Louise Filon].... Pierre Eyraud was first arrested at 20 in a brawl in a bar on the Rue de Flandre. Some time later he'd been dependent on a girl named Ernestine. [1953-TRO]

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Ezekiel. A lean old man with a huge white mustache who seemed a living evocation of the Old Testament was pointing at M. He looked like Ezekiel, but also reminded M of Clemenceau. [1949-CHE]

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