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T. , Duc de. M went by taxi to Moulins. There were nothing but big estates. That of the Duc de T. contained three villages. The Saint-Fiacre estate had covered 5,000 acres, before the sales. (2,000 hectares). [1932-FIA]

Tabac des Vosges. The man [Albert Rochain] called again, from the Tabac des Vosges, at the corner of the Place des Vosges and the Rue des Francs-Bourgeois. [1947-MOR]

The intersection near Frans Steuvels' Rue de Turenne studio with the three cafés: first the café-restaurant on the corner of the Rue des Francs-Bourgeois, then the Grand Turenne, opposite, and finally, a hundred feet away on the corner of the Place des Vosges, the Tabac des Vosges, which the newsmen had adopted as their headquarters. [1949-MME]

Tabac Fontaine. They were washing down the windows of the café at the corner, the Tabac Fontaine, which stayed open all night.... M went into the Tabac Fontaine, where he would spend the next twelve hours. First thing he did was secretly cut the telephone wire. [1934-MAI]

Tabac Henri IV. Émile Ducrau asked M if he knew the Tabac Henri IV, in the middle of Pont-Neuf, not far from the Police Judiciaire. He said it was a kind of freighter's bourse. [1933-ECL]

Tabard, Hector. The Rumor, Hector Tabard's gossip-filled weekly with the reputation of a cheap blackmailing sheet. [1954-MIN]

Tabarin. Line Marcia had been a dancer at the Tabarin before the Canary. [1971-IND]

Taitbout, Rue. [Paris. 9e, Opéra. from Boulevard des Italiens to Rue d'Aumale]

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]

Mme. Blanc went down the Rue Saint-Georges, stopping to go into an Italian grocer's. She went out the back, opening onto the Square d'Orléans and the Rue Taitbout. [1968-ENF]

Takla. Fouad Ouéni was born in Takla, Lebanon. [1966-NAH]

Tallier. Maître Tallier had come from Bourges as Jean Métayer's lawyer. [1932-FIA]

Tallinn. Between Budapest and Odessa, between Tallinn and Constantinople, there were large tracts of country where the population was too dense. In particular there were hundred of thousands of hungry Jews whose only ambition was to seek a better existence in some other land. [1932-FOU]

tamarisk. tamarisk, an ornamental Mediterranean shrub or small tree, with slender, feathery branches. (Tamarix gallica), the predominant tree at Hyères, where M arrived with Inspector Pyke. [1949-AMI]
 

Tamarisks. M stayed at a hotel called The Tamarisks, cool and clean, room 233. [1971-IND]

Tam-Tam. Colson lived on the Rue Tholozé opposite the only dance hall in the street, the Tam-Tam. [1971-IND]

Tania. One of the dancers at Picratt's, played the piano.... Tania lived near Gare Saint-Lazare, and went down Rue Pigalle. Had been born on the Rue Mouffetard. Said she did Russian dancing at Picratt's. [1950-PIC]

Taponnier, François. There were two inns at Aubin [Saint-Aubin-le-Marais], the Lion d'Or, run by François Taponnier, called Old François, and the Hôtel des Trois Mules. [1943-CAD]

Tardivon. Manager of the Hôtel de la Loire. Had begun his career as a cook in a big house. [1930-GAL]

Tarraud. M reached Tarraud at the Préfecture. Told him to go to the Chief's place and have him come to meet M at the Majestic Hotel. An hour later the Director of the Criminal Investigation Department knocked at the door. [1929-30-LET]

Tarride, Abel. [1865-1951. see Abel Tarride as Maigret]
M felt the first screen Maigret, Pierre Renoir, was relatively true to life. But in Abel Tarride he'd become flabby and obese. Harry Baur may have been a great actor, but he was 20 years older! And with Préjean he suddenly got younger. Finally, lately, with Charles Laughton, he'd become stout again, and spoke English! At least Pierre Renoir hadn't worn a bowler. [1950-MEM]
 

Tartu University. Pietr and Hans [Hans Johansson] Johansson were at Tartu University together.... Another photo M found in Anna Gorskin's room, a student club, Ugala Corporation, Tartu. [1929-30-LET]

Tatin. M thought, hadn't there been a woman like that in his own village... It had been old mother Tatin, who kept the draper's shop, and the children used to tease her cat. [1953-ECO]

Tatin, Marie. Marie Tatin's was the only inn in the village. She hadn't recognized him, but he'd recognized her because of her squint.... M recognized the the black chair with the red velvet armrest of Madame Tatin, Marie Tatin's mother.... M reminded Marie Tatin of when three boys had replaced the mushrooms in her basket with frogs when she was a young girl.... M picked up the jug of hot water which Marie Tatin had brought him.... M asked Marie Tatin if she couldn't bring herself to call him "tu". [1932-FIA]

M fell asleep dreaming of the Mass in his own village, and of Marie Titin's inn, which he'd used to run past, as he was afraid... The judge reminded him of the baker's wife's stepfather, whom he'd stuck his tongue out at as a boy. [1946-cho]

Tattoo Jack. Tattoo Jack was at the wheel of Bianchi's car when Louise Laboine left Pickwick's Bar. He'd probably gone to Marseilles. [1954-JEU]

Tavera, de. On the second floor, the Comte de Tavera and his family had gone shooting for the season at their château somewhere south of the Loire. [1953-TRO]

Taverne Pousset. When M was courting Mme M, one evening after the theater, they went toward the Grands Boulevards, where the Taverne Pousset was still in existence. [1957-SCR]

Taverne Royale. M made a dash for the Taverne Royale to get out of the rain, and met James there. [1931-GUI]

Taylor, Desmond. [William Desmond Taylor, a top Paramount film director in early Hollywood who was shot to death on February 1, 1922. His unsolved murder was one of Hollywood's major scandals.] Johann Radek asked M if he knew the Desmond Taylor case, one of Hollywood's best-known movie directors, murdered in 1922. An American magazine article had said that from the beginning the police had known who did it, but there was no evidence.... "That's a year ago now," said Radek, about the article. "Desmond Taylor was alone in his room, a young film star visited him, then left. He didn't see her out. Later he was found dead in the room, but she hadn't killed him." [1930-31-TET]

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Technical Branch. The photographers from the Technical Branch, who worked in the basement of the Palais de Justice, said no interesting fingerprints had been found. [1931-OMB]

M had given orders for Moers, one of the specialists of the Technical Branch, to meet him at the Medico-Legal Institute. Moers was young, lean and tall, with an unsmiling face and thick glasses hiding timid eyes. [1947-MOR]

M went over to see Moers at the Technical Branch, under the overheated roof of the Palais de Justice, to arrange for Guillaume Serre's car to be checked out. [1951-GRA]

The Technical Branch car had arrived. [1954-JEU]

Technical College. The chief engineer said they'd got a kid from the Technical College to be the operator. [1931-REN]

Teddy. see: Bellam, Major

Teddy Brown. see: Brown, Teddy

Teddy Clark. see: Clark, Teddy

Ted O'Neil. see: O'Neil, Ted

telephone. see "Hello, is that you, Madame Maigret?" ("Allô, c'est toi, madame Maigret ?" by Murielle Wenger

television. Directly across the room a television was in René Josselin's field of vision. [1961-BRA]

For some weeks, M and his wife had watched television while they ate. [1962-CLI]

They could hear a television news show from a neighbor's apartment. [1962-CLO]

After dinner M had watched television with his wife. [1964-DEF]

Jef Keulemans had telephoned him at the Boulevard Richard-Lenoir just as he was sitting down to dinner after turning on the television. [1966-NAH]

Mme M told M that women saw the TV sales guide on television and knew where to get the best bargains. [1966-VOL]

M noted that Hélène Lange's television set was in the dining room, not the parlor. [1967-VIC]

It was the same with the television set. When they'd first bought it they'd vowed they'd only watch programs that interested them. [1968-ENF]

M knew nothing about tape recorders, nor cars nor photography, which was why it was his wife who drove. It took all his mechanical knowledge to change the channel on the television.... Mme M asked if he wanted to watch television. The first channel was rife with torch singers of both sexes. M hated that. There was an old American film with Gary Cooper on the second channel, which they watched. [1969-TUE]

Mme M asked M if he wanted the television on.... M turned on the television. It was a western and he enjoyed watching it. [1969-VIN]

That evening M stayed in and watched television.... A withdrawal of 2,500 francs from Léontine Antoine's account suggested that she'd used it to buy her television set the previous Christmas. [1970-FOL]

M watched a western on TV. When Mme M finished the dishes she came and sat beside him, careful to avoid disturbing him with questions. [1971-SEU]

M said he noticed there was a television. Nathalie Sabin-Levesque said she had one too, but never watched it. [1972-CHA]

Telex. Colombani said M could send a Telex to Nice. [1957-VOY]

Tell, William. see: William Tell

Témoins. Adrien Josset and his wife had gone to the premierre of Témoins at the Théâtre de la Madeleine [Madeleine Theater] the night before, then ate at a nightclub on Place Pigalle. [1959-CON]

Temple, Boulevard du. [Paris. 3e, Temple - 11e, Popincourt. from Rue du Filles-du-Calvaire to Place de la République]

M had located the bar near Place de la République where Adrien Josset had stopped, La Bonne Chope, on Boulevard du Temple. [1959-CON]

Temple, Rue du. [Paris. 3e, Temple - 4e, Hotel-de-Ville. from Rue de Rivoli to Avenue de la République]

Another man in the Chope Saint-Martin was a junk dealer from the Rue du Temple. [1931-NUI]

In a fishmonger's in the Rue du Temple M spotted some whiting. He hadn't eaten whiting for ages. [1966-VOL]

Where the car of the man M remembered who disappeared [disappearance] like Marcel Vivien was found not far from. [1971-SEU]

Temps, Le. see: Le Temps Joseph offered newspapers to Raymond Auger: Le Temps, Figaro, Les Débats. He read the Le Temps. [1946-obs]

Temptation of Saint Anthony. M, speaking of Éliane Paget, said she shouldn't play at the Temptation of Saint Anthony. [1942-men]

tench. Isidore worked at the Pretty Pigeon, taking care of the fishermen. Had caught some tench, which Mme. Roy brought to Paris for Mlle. Jeanne. [1941-SIG]

Tenissier, Armande. Désiré Campois, the former partner of Amorelle, had married Armande Tenissier, daughter of a public works contracter. Deceased.Two children. [1945-FAC]

Ternel, Jean-Claude. Jean-Claude Ternel, son of a Paris industrialist, had been engaged to Marinette Augier. [1963-FAN]

Ternes. It's the same with a bistro in La Villette or near the Porte d'Italie, with Arabs in the Zone, or with Poles or Italians, streetwalkers of Pigalle or young delinquents of Les Ternes. You have to know. [1950-MEM]

M got a call at home from Dupeu in the Ternes district [Quartier des Ternes]. He was police inspector in the Rue de l'Étoile.... Mlle Lucile Decaux walked off from Étienne Gouin's house towards the Ternes. [1953-TRO]

If a policeman from the Ternes district had talked, it would have been to a reporter. None of the tenants seemed connected to the Montmartre set. [1965-PAT]

Ternes, Avenue des. [Paris. 17e, Batignolles-Monceau. from Avenue de Wagram to Boulevard Gouvion-Saint-Cyr]

The owner's nameplate in the car said R Daubois, 135 Avenue des Ternes, Paris. [1937-38-noy]

M went into a bar on the Avenue des Ternes and called Janvier. [1951-LOG]

Ferdinand Fumal showed M 7 anonymous threat letters he'd received, postmarked at a post office near the Opéra. One had been from Boulevard Beaumarchais, another the Central Post Office in the Rue du Louvre, the last, Avenue des Ternes.... Rose said Martine Gilloux would probably make her little tour and then go to lunch at Gino's or some place on the Avenue des Ternes. [1956-ECH]

After a robbery, Grégoire Brau would go back to his regular habits, a game of belote in the evenings or an ill-famed bar in the Avenue des Ternes. [1958-TEM]

Gaston Nouveau who'd set up the job at the Lotus, a small bar on the Rue Saint-Antoine, was an ex-con out of Fresnes Prison only 2 months, he'd been at a bar on the Avenue des Ternes at the time of the holdup. [1963-FAN]

Zoé said she'd sent M. Charles to her friend Dorine's, in the Avenue des Ternes. [1972-CHA]

Ternes, Brasserie des. see: Brasserie des Ternes

Ternes, Les. see: Les Ternes Gérard Batille father said Antoine Batille had once had some trouble with his recording in a bar near Les Ternes. [1969-TUE]

Ternes, Place des. [Paris. 17e, Batignolles-Monceau. from Avenue de Wagram to Avenue des Ternes]

The couple drove to the Place des Ternes, where the woman caught a cab. [1931-GUI]

Frédéric Michaux's wife, or nearly so, was Julia, whom M had known as Julia of the Place des Ternes. [1939-ven]

Berthe Janiveau, Joseph Mascouvin's foster sister, lived in two rooms and a kitchen not far from Place des Ternes. [1941-SIG]

Janvier said at Place des Ternes it was so crowded they found themselves face to face, and Félicie seemed afraid of something.... M took a turn to the right into the colorful throng in the Place des Ternes. [1942-FEL]

Maxime Le Bret said Bob d'Anseval had turned out a very bad sort. Said he hung about various shady bars in the Avenue de Wagram and around the Place des Ternes.... The wineseller next to the garage said that Dédé hadn't been in that day, but said he lived in a boarding house near the Place des Ternes. [1948-PRE]

In the Ternes district, several bistros were still open, and men from Headquarters were asking questions about Françoise Binet.... 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 asked for the identification card of the man at Pozzo's. He was a Spaniard, lived in a small hotel in the Place des Ternes. [1951-LOG]

Mme. Marcelle's husband was a head waiter in a restaurant in the Place des Ternes. [1954-JEU]

On Sunday they went for dinner at a brasserie on the Place des Ternes, a good way from home.... They came back on foot via the Boulevard Haussmann. Then, still on foot, as far as the Place des Ternes, where they had a drink outside a café, then the Avenue de Wagram and the Champs-Élysées. [1956-AMU]

Adrien Josset lived in a furnished room in the Place des Ternes at the time he met his future wife.... Josset picked up Annette Duché at the Rue Caulaincourt, and drove down from Montmartre, passing the gold-tipped railings of Parc Monceau, crossing Place des Ternes, rounding the Arc de Triomphe... [1959-CON]

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]

Rosalie Bourdon, "La belle Rosalie" Near 50, she'd started young near the Place des Ternes, at 25 running an establishment with distinguished clients. [1961-PAR]

When Aline had left the house she'd bought a first-class métro ticket at Ternes station, and walked down the platform towards the Étoile end. When Lourtie got on she slipped off and lost him. She said later she'd planned to go to the Galeries Lafayette, then changed her mind.... M and Mme M took the métro at Ternes station. [1964-DEF]

Léon Florentin lunched in a restaurant on the Place des Ternes. [1968-ENF]

Ternes, Porte des. Lognon had gone to see the barman at Roméo at his home, in the Porte des Ternes. [1954-JEU]

Terrage, Rue du. [Paris. 10e, Entrepôt. from Quai de Valmy to Rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin]

The depot of the heavy, long-distance, red and green trucks M had seen lined up in a side street of the Quai de Valmy was at Rue Terrage. Zenith Transport, Roulers and Langlois. [1955-COR]

Terre Haute. [added to Boucher translation in place of the "branding of women criminals in America" reference]. "The Pretty Pole and the Terror of Terre Haute" was the writing on the old newspaper, covered by the tape. [1937-38-sta]

Tertre, Place de. There were three cafés in the Place de Tertre. [1956-AMU]

Place des Abbesses, with its métro station, Théâtre de l'Atelier, which looked like a toy or stage set, and its bistros and small shops, seemed to M to be far more genuine working class Montmartre than Place de Tertre, which had become a tourist trap. He remembered that when he had first discovered Place de Tertre, shortly after his arrival in Paris, one chilly morning in spring sunshine, he had felt that he had been transported into a picture by Utrillo.... Léonard Planchon had written M the first letter from a little café on Place du Tertre.... M and Mme M drank a carafe of vin rosé at Place du Tertre while they were in Montmartre looking at Planchon's house. [1962-CLI]

Tertre, Place du. [Paris. 18e, Butte-Montmartre. at Rue Norvins]

Torrence called and M told him to go to the Place du Tertre to keep an eye on Chez Francis. [1950-PIC]

The Place du Tertre looked like a fairground. There were crowds around the little tables where people were drinking vin rosé.... Marthe Jusserand had asked her boyfriend, Jean, to meet her on the Place du Tertre. [1955-TEN]

They'd just found the body of Maurice Marcia on the sidewalk of the Avenue Junot, right at the top of the Butte Montmartre, not far from the Place du Tertre.... Louis showed M the last place the Flea had stayed, at the top of Montmartre, in the Place du Tertre. [1971-IND]

Tessancourt. The gang who'd been robbing the villas for the past two years had left behind paintings which weren't originals at Tessancourt. [1969-TUE]

Tessier, Hippolyte. One of Jean-Charles Gaillard's cases was Hippolyte Tessier, forgery, acquittal. The former manager of a casino in Brittany who tried to start a secret gaming club in Paris. [1962-COL]

Tétoune, La. see: La Tétoune La Tétoune was a portly Marseillaise [Marseilles] who was reputed to do the best southern cooking in Paris. [1962-COL]

Texas. Lucille said they had signed up for a tour of the South, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. [1946-NEW]

Two years earlier the Krynkers had gotten a divorce in Switzerland, since divorce is impossible in Italy. The daughter married an American, with whom she lived in Texas. [1949-MME]

Just as it happens in cowboy films, M had actually been made a Deputy Sheriff of Tucson. It was the 9th or 10th time. He'd also been made one in 8 or 9 counties of New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina, Texas, and the city of New Orleans. [1949-CHE]

When Albert Jorisse mentioned that he could become a cowboy, M had a image of the many six-foot roughnecks he had encountered on ranches in Texas and Arizona. [1952-BAN]

The huge American was wearing cowboy boots, probably from Texas or Arizona. The bartender said he owned oil wells, was leaving tomorrow for Cairo and Saudi Arabia. [1957-VOY]

Jean-Baptiste Prieur's brother, Christophe Prieur, was married, had a daughter, lived in Morocco, committed suicide, wife disappeared, perhaps married an American living in Texas. Daughter was Nicole Prieur. [1964-DEF]

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Thames. The vast lobby of the Savoy Hotel in London overlooked the Thames. A big dining room on one side, which adjoined the lobby and had bay windows overlooking the Thames. [1952-REV]

Théâtre de la Madeleine. see: Madeleine Theater

Théâtre de l'Ambigu. 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]

Germaine Baboeuf said there was a matinée at the Théâtre de l'Ambigu she wanted to go to. [1948-PRE]

M had once longed to own a pair of goose-dung shoes. They had been all the rage, like those very short, fawn-colored raincoats, known as bum-freezers. He had actually bought a pair, in a shop on the Boulevard Saint-Martin, opposite the Théâtre de l'Ambigu, but had returned them when his wife laughed at him. [1952-BAN]

Théâtre de la Michodière. Philippe Borderel was a theater critic on one of the leading dailies. He was at a dress rehearsal at the Théâtre de la Michodière. [1969-VIN]

Théâtre de la Renaissance. It had taken M barely 15 minutes to walk from home to the intersection of the Rue de Bondy and the Boulevard Saint-Martin, which formed a little square dominated by the Théâtre de la Renaissance. [1952-BAN]

Théâtre de l'Atelier. Place des Abbesses, with its métro station, Théâtre de l'Atelier, which looked like a toy or stage set, and its bistros and small shops, seemed to M to be far more genuine working class Montmartre than Place de Tertre, which had become a tourist trap. [1962-CLI]

Théâtre-Français. M met Félix Jubert again, standing in line at the Théâtre-Français. [1950-MEM]

Théâtre Royal. [Liège] M received an anonymous note, typed on ordinary paper, arranging to meet him at the Café de la Bourse, behind the Théâtre Royal. [1930-31-PHO]

theme music. see Maigret Theme music

Théo Besson. see: Besson, Théo

Théo Coumar. see: Coumar, Théo

Théodore Aerts. see: Aerts, Théodore

Théodore Ballard. see: Ballard, Théodore

Théodore Jussiaume. see: Jussiaume, Théodore

Théophile-Gautier, Rue. [Paris. 16e, Passy. from Rue Gros to Rue d'Auteuil]

Neighboring streets of the Rue Lopert, instead of being named after great men of the republic, had author's names: Rue Boileau, Rue Théophile-Gautier, Rue Leconte-de-Lisle. [1959-CON]

Théo Stiernet. see: Stiernet, Théo

Thérèse. Thérèse, the maid at Frédéric Michaux's inn, 18, tall and slender with a pointed nose, a comical mouth, and a cheeky look, had come with Fred and Julia from Paris, where she'd been an orphan from a home. [1939-ven]

Didine [Adine Hulot] said that Thérèse was 23 or 24, had had a baby by Marcel Airaud, three years earlier, which was being taken care of by the wife of a railway signalman in Luçon. [1940-JUG]

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 recognized the maid at the hotel, Thérèse, about 30.... Thérèse said Inspector Priollet would vouch that she hadn't taken the pocketbook, it was her friend Lucille. (see: GRA: "Ernestine Jussiaume had told M, 17 years ago when he'd arrested her, that it was her friend Lulu who had robbed the purse, connected to a big cattle dealer from the Charentes.") [1953-ECO]

Thévenard. Mme. Thévenard lived with her nephew in Rue Gay-Lussac. Went out and when she returned someone had taken a sausage. She found a handkerchief and crumbs under her nephew's bed. Albert Jorisse had been hiding there. [1952-BAN]

The two old maids Thévenard kept the haberdashery... two old maids had kept a shop in M's village too... almost as if French villages were interchangeable. [1953-ECO]

Thévenard, Hubert. Nephew of Mme Thévenard, worked in the same bookshop in Boulevard Saint-Michel as Albert Jorisse. Jorisse had hidden under his bed for a day. [1952-BAN]

Thiberge. Three inspectors in turn, Besson, Thiberge, and Vallin had interrogated Justin, but he'd told the same story. [1946-cho]

Tholozé, Rue. [Paris. 18e, Butte-Montmartre. from 36 Rue Lepic to 88 Rue Lepic]

Philippe Mortemart had gone into a café in Rue Lepic, then down to Place Blanche, and back, then a house in Rue Tholozé, with a studio at the back of the court. [1950-PIC]

July 21, Georgette Lecoin, married, 2 children, 31, lived on Rue Lepic, going down Rue Tholozé, nearly opposite a dance hall, stabbed once. [1955-TEN]

When Léonard Planchon was 26, his boss, who lived on the Rue Tholozé, found out he had heart disease and decided to retire to the country.... They went by métro, got out at Place Blanche and began to walk slowly up Rue Lepic, which makes a large bend to the left where it meets Rue des Abbesses, and straight ahead Rue Tholozé climbs up a steep slope, then rejoins Rue Lepic by the Moulin de la Galette. They came to an iron gate opening on to a cobbled yard, at the end of which was a small stone house, the kind usually seen in the suburbs; one-story, unusually dingy and old-fashioned, with alternating red and yellow bricks around the windows, the woodwork freshly painted blue. Planchon's house. [1962-CLI]

Colson lived on the Rue Tholozé opposite the only dance hall in the street, the Tam-Tam. [1971-IND]

Thomas. The Grasshopper's real name was Thomas; no last name. Came from a foundling home. [1950-PIC]

Thomas Hauke. See: Hauke, Thomas [1936-arr]

Thomas, Joseph. One of the aka's of Alfred Moss. [1949-MME]

Thorel, Rita. Xavier Thorel was a Cabinet Minister. His wife, Rita, threw herself at every man she met. [1969-VIN]

Thorel, Xavier. Xavier Thorel was a Cabinet Minister. His wife, Rita Thorel, threw herself at every man she met. [1969-VIN]

Thouret, Émilie. Louis Thouret's wife.... By chance M had his badge in his pocket to show to Mme. Thouret. As a rule he left it home. She was about the same age as her husband, though more heavily built. [1952-BAN]

Thouret, Louis. The identity card of the man stabbed in the alley was in his wallet. Louis Thouret, warehouse foreman, 37 Rue des Peupliers, Juvisy. Between 40 and 50.... Every morning Louis Thouret caught the bus at the corner, which got him to Juvisy station at 8:17. He traveleved with a neighbor, M. Beaudoin, who worked in Inland Revenue. From Gare de Lyon they went to Saint-Martin [Boulevard Saint-Martin] by Métro.... Louis Thouret had been working at Kaplan et Zanin since he was 14, started as a messenger boy. From Belleville, mother a widow, now dead.... The concierce at the building on Rue de Bondy said Thouret had always been called Monsieur Louis [Louis Thouret]. [1952-BAN]

Thouret, Monique. Louis Thouret's daughter. 22. With her boyfriend, Albert Jorisse, she was extorting money from her father so they could run away to South America. [1952-BAN]

Three Fatties. Prosper Donge had three women helpers, known as the Three Fatties. [1939-MAJ]

Three Kings. Emma's father and brothers had been lost at sea in the ketch Three Kings [Trois Mages], mother died long before. [1931-JAU]

Three Ministries. The concierge at 63, Rue Vaneau gave Janvier the name of Blanche Lamotte's friend, Lucile Cristin, and told him Mlle. Blanche lunched in a restaurant called the Three Ministries, on Boulevard Saint-Germain. [1954-MIN]

Three Musketeers. The two men were wearing thigh-length rubber boots, turned down to the knee, which evoked in M a mental picture of the Three Musketeers. In that light they look like figures in a Rembrandt painting. [1940-JUG]

Three Widows. 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]

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Tiburce. Everyone called Tiburce de Saint-Hilaire "M. Tiburce." [1930-GAL]

Tiburce de Saint-Hilaire. see: Saint-Hilaire, Tiburce de

Tilleur. [commune, Liège prov., E Belgium. pop. 1969: 5,829. W suburb of Liège. blast furnaces, smelters.]

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

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

Times Square. When M arrived in Times Square he looked automatically at the Times Square Building, where John Maura had his offices. [1946-NEW]

Tinchant, Jean. The Commissioner gave M the card of Jean Tinchant, Minister of State at the Foreign Office, requesting that "the Chief Commissioner of the Police Judiciaire give every assistance to Monsieur Spencer Oats of the Instititute of Criminology of Philadelphia..." [1940-CEC]

Tine. Alfred Jussiaume called Ernestine Jussiaume "Tine". [1951-GRA]

Tissot. The other guests at the Pardons (Dr Pardon) were Professor Tissot and his wife, he the dirctor of Sainte-Anne, the mental hospital on Rue Cabanis. [1955-TEN]

Titin. The barman (?) at Arche de Noé, so called by Paul, the proprietor. [1949-AMI]

Titin, Marie. (see: Marie Tatin) M fell asleep dreaming of the Mass in his own village, and of Marie Titin's inn, which he'd used to run past, as he was afraid... The judge reminded him of the baker's wife's stepfather, whom he'd stuck his tongue out at as a boy. [1946-cho]

title. The title "La tête d'un homme" comes from the exchange, "Don't forget, your career's at stake, inspector." "And a man's head." [Il y a aussi sa tête qui est en jeu.] [1930-31-TET]

Tivoli. One of the local inspectors at Rouen called to say Jacques Pétillon had gone straight to the Barracks when he'd arrived, into a brasserie nearby, the Tivoli, frequented by prostitutes, stayed half an hour, and was waiting for the return train to Paris. [1942-FEL]

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Tobias. Maître Tobias had acted for Paulette Lachaume's father. [1958-TEM]

Tocqueville, Rue de. [Paris. 17e, Batignolles-Monceau. from Avenue de Villiers to Boulevard Berthier]

Guillaume Serre's father had been a lawyer on Rue de Tocqueville, in the 17th. [1951-GRA]

Toison d'Or. see: Golden Fleece

Tokyo. Robert Courmont had been an ambassador for more than thirty years, in Tokyo and in London, a member of the Institute. [1954-MIN]

Tolstoy. Jean Lecocq d'Arneville was to become a Tolstoy. [1930-31-PHO]

The books on the shelves certainly belonged to Gaston Meurant: Tolstoy's War and Peace, 18 bound volumes of The History of the Consulate and the Empire, Madame Bovary, a work on wild animals, History of the Religions of the World... [1959-ASS]

In Honoré Cuendet's bookcase wasa volume of Zola and one of Tolstoy. [1961-PAR]

Tom. Everyone called each other Bob or Dick or Tom or Tony. [1946-NEW]

Tonnelet Bourguignon. Almost opposite the Rue de Birague was a small café, the Tonnelet Bourguignon, with only three tables on its narrow terrace. [1937-38-sta]

Tony. Everyone called each other Bob or Dick or Tom or Tony. [1946-NEW]

Tony Cicero. see: Cicero, Tony

Tony Lacour. see: Lacour, Tony

Tony Pasquier. see: Pasquier, Tony

Toreador. Philippe Lauer said the day before an arrest warrant had been issued for Pepito Palestrino, proprietor of the Floria, 53 Rue Fontaine - next to the eyeglass shop. M said in his day it was called the Toreador. [1934-MAI]

Torrence. see Maigret's Faithful Four (Les quatre fidèles de Maigret) by Murielle Wenger

M asked if Torrence had got back, and learned he just had. Sergeant Torrence followed him to his office. M was 45, Torrence only 30. But he was similarly massive, like a not-quite full-sized replica of M.... M had Torrence move into the Hotel Majestic Hotel.... Torrence had called from the Majestic.... M found Torrence dead in the room in the Majestic. Torrence had been 30. For the past five years he had been working virtually solely with the Superintendent. He had been killed by a long needle to the heart, once he'd been rendered unconscious by chloroform, by a professional killer, Pepito Moretto. M knew the method, having read about it a few months previously in a German criminological magazine. Precisely the same crime had been committed at Hamburg six months earlier. [1929-30-LET]

Torrence, who loved dressing up, had disguised himself as a milkman, causing M to shrug his shoulders.... The man Torrence had followed was a salesman in a Champs-Élysées shop. [1939-hom]

M called Lucas and told him to go to the Gare de Lyon to see if Oswald Clark had caught the train to Rome, and to have Torrence locate Désiré to see where he'd taken him. [1939-MAJ]

In Paris M would have had his trusted team to call on, Lucas, recently promoted to Inspector, Janvier, Torrence, and all the boys in Criminal Records and Forensics. [1940-JUG]

Torrence called M to say Gérard Pardon had borrowed money from his sister and dashed off, seemingly plannning to kill himself.... M asked Torrence for the list of all the visitors to the Quai des Orfèvres the morning of the 7th of October. [1940-CEC]

On the Boulevard des Batignolles, not far from the lights of Place Clichy [Place de Clichy] , Janvier got up now and then to stroll under the trees. Torrence walked along the Boulevard, looking for Janvier, to relieve him. [1941-SIG]

Torrence came into the Brasserie Dauphine. He had located Mimile, working at the Luna Park menagerie. [1945-FAC]

Torrence, the big fellow, was questioning taxi drivers, to see if someone had carried a large birdcage. [1946-pau]

Torrence, who actually worshipped the Inspector, would say "The boss is in another world". [1946-NEW]

Janvier said he'd checked restaurants as far as the Faubourg-Montmartre [Rue du Faubourg-Montmartre] and that Torrence had reached the Place Clichy [Place de Clichy].... Lucas said that Torrence and Janvier were still checking the race-course crowd. [1947-MOR]

Torrence was at Concarneau,. trying to get a lead on who had sent the telegram to Fernande Steuvels. [1949-MME]

One of the inspectors who interrogated Carraci regarding the shooting in front of his club, along with Janvier, Sergeant Lucas and M. [1949-AMI]

M told Lucas to have Torrence bring Paul Martin to his house. And to check on Lorilleux at the Palais-Royal central station. [1950-noe]

M told Mme M when she visited the Quai des Orfèvres that it was Torrence who sat there on the left. "The big fat one?" she asked.... M explained that big, noisy, Torrence had been "killed" in place of another inspector in a Champs-Élysées hotel. He'd left the force to open a private detective agency, and has a big American car, always comes by with a pretty woman, his "fiancée". [1950-MEM]

M called Torrence in to continue the interrogation of Philippe Mortemart. Big and powerful, with hands like a butcher boy's. [1950-PIC]

Torrence called M at home to tell him Janvier had been shot.... Torrence had sent Vacher and Vauquelin to the spot as soon as the attempted murder of Janvier was heard.... M called Torrence after seeing Mme. Boursicault. Torrence said Lucas had just left for the Place d'Italie , where Arabs had been in a knife fight. M had him tap the phone at Françoise Boursicault's. Torrence said Vacher was with him, he'd take care of it. Had him put out a check in Le Havre on Boursicault-Binet's background. In Paris she'd lived in the Roule district. Fat Torrence was scribbling feverishly. [1951-MEU]

M had Janvier send Torrence to replace Lognon watching Pozzo's. [1951-LOG]

Torrence had come back on duty that morning. M assigned him to the Guillaume Serres' house. [1951-GRA]

Had spoken to Alain Lagrange's former employer and colleagues. He'd left three weeks earlier. Got the sack for being absent too often. Torrence showed up at François Lagrange's later with two colleagues and some criminal records and forensics men. ... M called Torrence to have him check gunsmiths.... M had Torrence check out the three advertising agencies he found in the phone book on Rue Réaumur. [1952-REV]

M told Torrence to go and see Chief Superintendent Antoine, for a list of all the shops on the Grands Boulevards that had had lunchtime thefts in the past two years. [1952-BAN]

M told Moers to send the fingerprints to the Index Office. He told him to give the slippers and dressing-gown to Janvier or Torrence to bring to the shops where they were bought. [1953-TRO]

M sent for Torrence, had him go down to Hotels Section with the photo, especially in the 9th and 18th, and then to make a list of hotels and start to check them out. [1954-JEU]

Torrence reported that the whole night at Rue Vaneau he'd only seen about 7 people. Blanche Lamotte left early in the morning in the direction of Boulevard Saint-Germain. [1954-MIN]

M went into the Inspector's Duty Room and told Torrence to tell Janvier to bring Aline Calas to see Coméliau. [1955-COR]

Lapointe appeared from time to time, as did Torrence, Mauvoisin - a new member of the force - and others. [1955-TEN]

Lapointe and Bonfils had already started interrogating, and Torrence and Lesueur had just arrived. [1956-ECH]

Torrence, who'd recently bought a second-hand car, was touring Normandy and Brittany. [1956-AMU]

John Arnold and Muriel Halligan had gone for lunch at a little restaurant on the Rue Jacob which looked like a bistro but was very expensive. Torrence had followed them there said the food was marvelous but the prices were steep. [1957-VOY]

Lucas called M while M was interviewing Xavier Marton, to tell him that Torrence had replaced him. Said that Jenny had followed Marton to the Quai des Orfèvres and was waiting outside. Janvier had identified her.... Torrence had had a beer sent up, and M drank it automatically, with relish, only realizing later it had been Torrence's. [1957-SCR]

M opened the door of the Inspector's office, greeted Lucas, Torrence and two or three others, and told them to tell Lapointe he was there. [1958-TEM]

Torrence, Lucas and perhaps 10 or 12 detectives were carrying out routine jobs on the Adrien Josset case... [1959-CON]

M called the Quai des Orfèvres and had Lucas tell Torrence to come and stay at Armand de Saint-Hilaire's. [1960-VIE]

Janvier, Lucas and Torrence were taking turns outside the man's door, if he were able to make a statement. [1961-PAR]

Torrence called to tell M of the murder in the Rue Notre-Dame-des-Champs, in Montparnasse. He said that in the office were Dupeu, interrogating a suspect in a jewel case, Vacher, and Lapointe had just come in. Janvier was on vacation, and Lucas had come back the day before, hadn't yet returned to work.... The concierge said she already told her story to Torrence, a large man with a red face.... M did not use "tu" with Torrence, though he'd known him longer than Lapointe. It was true that Lapointe looked more like a young student than a police inspector. [1961-BRA]

Sunday morning, Torrence was on duty. Reported another jewel robbery, at the Plaza Athénée, on Avenue Montaigne. Vacher had been there. Torrence sent Dupeu to help. There'd been a fight at 3:15 am in Place Pigalle. [1962-CLI]

Torrence drove M to Jacqueline Rousselet's in a small black police car. [1962-CLO]

M had just caught sight of fat Torrence in the inspectors' room, showing off a fishing reel. [1962-COL]

Apart from his closest collaborators, like Lucas, Janvier, Torrence, and, more recently, Lapointe, Dr Pardon was M's only friend.... Fat Torrence, who was on day duty, opened the door without saying a word. [1966-NAH]

M saw the truck from Records Department, Lapointe and big Torrence arrive at the Rue Saint-Charles. He told Torrence to bring François Ricain back to his office. [1966-VOL]

M told Torrence that he and Lucas would find a pretty good restaurant on the Rue de Miromesnil, Au Petit Chaudron. Told him that after lunch he should check all the apartments in the apartment house on Rue du Cirque with windows that looked down on Émile Parendon's. [1968-HES]

Torrence, a bulky figure seated at his typewriter, was transcribing a report, typing with two fingers, concentrating intensely. [1968-ENF]

M had Torrence drive him to the Place des Vosges and then sent him back to the Quai des Orfèvres. [1969-VIN]

M told Janvier to send Torrence to stay in the apartment, as he was crazy about television. Fat Torrence stared at M in amazement when asked if he were hungry. At 5:00 in the afternoon? [1970-FOL]

Janvier and Torrence had taken their holidays in July. Torrence accompanied M to Superintendent Ascan's office in the First Arondissement, by car. ... M had Torrence take down the Louis Mahossier interview in shorthand. It was usually Lapointe, the most highly skilled stenographer in the department, but Torrence was competent enough. ... Fat Torrence looked upset. [1971-SEU]
 

Tortu, René. Émile Parendon's clerk, helped him with his briefs.... handsome, dark hair, well-defined features.... Lived in an apartment on the Rue des Saules. His fiancée was Parendon's brother's assistant. [1968-HES]

Tosca. Tosca had played in the theater of the Grand Casino on the night of the murder. [1967-VIC]

Toto. One of the men Antoine Batille had recorded called the waiter Julien Blond, Toto, which of course, wasn't his name. [1969-TUE]

Toto. The only arm chair was occupied by a small, sandy-haired dog, Toto, and a cat, white with coffee-colored spots, who scarcely opened his green eyes. [1961-PAR]

Toto. The oldest vagrant in Les Halles. Ascan's men had found him. He'd been in the district for 15 years. Lived in Toulouse before Paris. Said he saw Marcel Vivien occasionally at the Salvation Army shelter. Testified he saw Louis Mahossier the night of the murder, coming out of the Chez Pharamond. [1971-SEU]

Touchard. Mme. Aubain-Vasconcelos had thought of everything, even consulting a famous mental specialist, Professor Touchard. [1947-MOR]

Toulon. [seaport, SE France, Var dept. pop. 1968: 174,746. on the Mediterranean, 30 mi. SE of Marseilles. Principal base of French Mediterranean fleet,winter resort. (Porquerolles is near Toulon).]

M found Gigi in a compartment with two sailors from Toulon.... Jean Ramuel and Marie Deligeard lived in Toulon, Cassis and Marseilles before they moved to Paris. [1939-MAJ]

Justin of Toulon was Marie Picard's killer.... M called the Criminal Police in Toulon, putting out a search for Justin of Toulon. [1941-SIG]

Then Jeanne Grosbois spent two months in Toulon, in the Floralies. [1942-FEL]

Marcellin had once been arrested there for assault and battery. A torpedo boat from Toulon and several submarines had been doing exercises in the lee of the island the night of the killing, and reported that no boats had left the island. [1949-AMI]

Alfred Meurant was located in Toulon, where he spent most of his time, with frequent trips along the Riviera, to Marseilles, Nice and Menton. He gave the names of three witnesses in Bandol, with whom he'd been playing cards. [1959-ASS]

At Easter Mazotti had gone down to Toulon and met Yolande, Mattei's woman. Mattei was the boss of the False-Noses of Marseilles, who pulled off about twenty hold-ups before they were stopped. [1962-COL]

A few week after Manuel Palmari was shot, two young vagrants had been killed near Toulon, who'd left Paris shortly after the shooting. [1964-DEF]

As a boy, Manuel Palmari had wandered around the docks in Toulon, where he later became a bartender, and discovered there was money to be made from women.... There were always new faces for the jewel robberies, come up from Marseilles, Toulon, Nice. [1965-PAT]

Ferdinand Fauchois had done "stupid things" when he was young in Toulon. [1968-HES]

Le Grand Marcel was packing for Toulon. Said he could be reached there c/o Bob, Bar de l'Amiral. Quai de Stalingrad.... Superintendent Marella, M's old colleague, was the senior man in Toulon. [1970-FOL]

Freddy Strazzia said Maurice Marcia had been born somewhere between Marseilles and Toulon.... Inspector Louis might say to a bartender, "I didn't know Francis was back from Toulon." "He was with Madeleine, his old girl friend.... Line Marcia's plane would land in Toulon. From there it was only 10 minutes to Bandol.... M saw a face he knew, Boutang, Superintendent of the Criminal Police in Toulon. [1971-IND]

Toulouse. [city, S France, Haute-Garonne dept. pop. 1968: 370,796. on the Garonne R., 133 mi. SE of Bordeaux.]

Jean Évariste Darchambaux and his wife had settled at Toulouse. [1930-PRO]

Mme. Martini said she'd had the stove twenty years ago in her flat in Toulouse. [1932-LIB]

The proprieter of the hotel was from Toulouse. [1937-38-eto]

The patronne was a little vulgar with her Toulouse accent. [1946-NEW]

They said Nine Rochain was from the South. M asked if it was Marseilles, but they said Toulouse. Put the announcer from Radio-Toulouse to shame. [1947-MOR]

Benoît thought Gloria Lotti was Italian, or maybe from Toulouse. [1949-MME]

Lieutenant Daniélou was still young, with a little black mustache and thick eyebrows. He said he'd been born in Toulouse. [1953-ECO]

M had known the case of a doctor, some 15 years earlier, in Toulouse, who'd killed a patient with a mortal dose of a toxic drug. Another, in the Massif Central, had injected something other than prescribed, claiming later to have made a mistake. [1956-AMU]

Where, Toto, the oldest vagrant in Les Halles, had lived before Paris. [1971-SEU]

Leila had interested M. Charles. She'd married an engineer from Toulouse. [1972-CHA]

Touquet, Le. see: Le Touquet Raoul Comitat said that Manuel Mori spent most of his time in Deauville, Le Touquet, and places like that. [1971-IND]

Tourcoing. [manufacturing city, N France, Nord dept. pop. 1968: 98,755. on Belgian frontier 8 mi. NE of Lille.]

The mechanic said Albert Rochain was from the North, maybe Tourcoing. His friend, Jules, said it was Roubaix. [1947-MOR]

Tour d'Argent, La. see: La Tour d'Argent People in the lobby were waiting to go off to Maxim's or La Tour d'Argent, or some other restaurant of the same caliber. [1957-VOY]

Tour de France. Juliette Martin said Raymond Couchet had even trailed around with the cyclist's Tour de France, seeing to supplies or something. [1931-OMB]

Roger Prou had wanted to be a professional bicycle racer. Not Tour de France, track. Raced two years as a junior in the Vélodrome d'Hiver. [1962-CLI]

Jean Chabaud lived in the apartment next to the concierge at Aline's. In his 20s, television work. Specialized in sports, football, car racing, Tour de France. Single. [1965-PAT]

Tour Eiffel. Two or three buses were parked near Place de la Bastille, alongside the Arc de Triomphe, the Sacré-Coeur, and theTour Eiffel, along M's walk home from the offices of the Parisien Libéré. [1971-SEU]

tourist attractions. Notre-Dame, the Louvre, Place de la Concorde, Etoile, Sacré Coeur, Eiffel Tower. Two or three buses were parked near Place de la Bastille, along M's walk home from the offices of the Parisien Libéré. [1971-SEU]

Tournelle, Hôtel de la. see: Hôtel de la Tournelle

Tournelle, Pont de la. [Paris. 4e, Hotel-de-Ville - 5e, Panthéon. from Quai de la Tournelle to Quai de Bethune]

They'd crossed the Pont de la Tournelle and were now on the Île Saint-Louis. [1933-ECL]

Tournelle, Quai de la. [Paris. 5e, Panthéon. from Pont Sully to Pont Archevêché]

Gassin had torn up his order to go and load at the Quai de la Tournelle. [1933-ECL]

Mme. Keller lived at 29b Quai d'Orléans, in the Île Saint-Louis, overlooking the Quai de la Tournelle. [1962-CLO]

Lucas called in from the Quai de la Tournelle, Hôtel de la Tournelle. [1963-FAN]

Oscar Chabut's father, Désiré Chabut, 73, still had his bistro at the Quai de la Tournelle, Au Petit Sancerre. He had a live-in housekeeper about 50. [1969-VIN]

Le Grand Marcel said he had gone to dinner at Chez Lucio's on the Quai de la Tournelle with Angèle Louette, and to a movie. [1970-FOL]

Tournelles, Pont des. see: Tournelle, Pont de la

Tournelles, Quai des. see: Tournelle, Quai de la

The skipper of the Belle-Thérèse said he'd like to continue on to the Quai des Tournelles in Paris. Another day on the canal, nearly another on the Seine. [1937-38-noy]

Tournelles, Rue des. [Paris. 3e, Temple - 4e, Hotel-de-Ville. from Rue Saint-Antoine to Boulevard Beaumarchais]

Not until 6:00 did the stranger take himself off along the Rue des Tournelles, without having spoken a word to anyone. [1937-38-amo]

Michael Ozep lived in lodgings in the Rue des Tournelles, not far from the Rue de Birague. [1937-38-sta]

Désiré Boursicault's mother's rooms were on the Rue des Tournelles. [1951-MEU]

Tours. [industrial and commercial city, NWC France, capital, Indre-et-Loire dept. pop. 1968: 128,120. 129 mi. SW of Paris]

M told Émile Ducrau that his new house was between Meung and Tours. [1933-ECL]

Marcel Landry came upstairs from the Hundred Keys Club to talk to M. About 35. M had known him when he was 18, just up from the provinces. His father was postmaster general at Angers or Tours, or some large town on the Loire. [1964-DEF]

Tours-sur-Marne. M tried to follow in imagination the bargers and carters... Ay, Mareuil-sur-Ay, Bisseuil, Tours-sur-Marne, Condé, Aigny... [1930-PRO]

Town Hall. Lognon said he hadn't had time yet to go the the Town Hall of the 8th, where the marriage had taken place. [1954-JEU]

Lognon was one of 20 plainclothes detectives with headquarters in the Town Hall of Montmartre, on the corner of Rue Caulaincourt and Rue du Mont-Cenis in the 18th. [1963-FAN]

Town Hall Square. Julien Chabot told M that Auguste Point had graduated in law from Poitiers, about the same year as Julien Chabot and M. Opened a law office in Town Hall Square, at La Roche-sur-Yon. [1954-MIN]

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Trabuchet. Resident of the building Marcel Vivien had had his studio in. Used to be a bookkeeper. [1971-SEU]

Tracy-Sancerre. It was 7:00 in the evening when the train stopped at Tracy-Sancerre, then still half an hour's walk for M and Aurore Gallet on the main road, and over the suspension bridge on the Loire. [1930-GAL]

Trafalgar Square. M managed to see Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square, Picadilly Circus; mentioned Regent Street. [1952-REV]

Tragic Muse. Félicie looked like the Tragic Muse incarnate. [1942-FEL]

Train Bleu. The Train Bleu was practically next door, in the Rue Victor-Massé. [1962-COL]

train stations. see Maigret enters the station (Maigret entre en gare ) by Murielle Wenger

see The stations of Paris ( Les gares de Paris ) by Murielle Wenger

tram. Cars were passing, and lorries and trams, but M realized that they had no part in this case.... It was 10 o'clock in the morning when M got out of the No. 13 tram and stood at the edge of the pavement.... M's own smile broadened as he waited for a tram.... M, standing under the green tram-stop, forgot to signal a passing tram.... When M got off the No. 13 tram at 6 the next morning, Émile Ducrau was already standing on the wharf. [1933-ECL]

At six the sky was growing pale. Trams started on the embankment and a tug gave a piercing hoot. [1934-MAI]

translators. see Translators - A list of all (?) the Maigret translators, with the titles they've translated, linked to the plot summaries and publishing data.

Trelo. Tenant on the ground floor in Jeanne Debul's building. lived alone. movie comedian. [1952-REV]

Tremblet, Francine. Maurice Tremblet's 17-year-old daughter, Francine, was the eldest of the five children, three boys and two girls. One of the sons, 13 1/2, was staying with his grandparents in the country. [1946-pau]

Tremblet, Gérard. M heard Juliette Tremblet's voice warning Gérard to leave his sister alone. [1946-pau]

Tremblet, Juliette. Maurice Tremblet's wife, Juliette, was about 45. Her maiden name was Juliette Lapointe, and she was also from Cantal. Small and thin, faded blonde. [1946-pau]

Tremblet, Maurice. The man who'd been murdered on the Rue des Dames was Maurice Tremblet. 48. His wife, Juliette Tremblet, said he was a cashier at a firm in the Sentier district, Couvreur et Bellechasse, dealers in passementerie, gold lace and braid. Originally from Cantal, where they'd returned for two weeks every year on vacation. [1946-pau]

Trevor. One of the residents of the Raphael Hotel was Miss Trevor, an old lady who always came home before 10. [1966-VOL]

Triage, Restaurant du. see: Restaurant du Triage

Trianon. The gardens of Judge Forlacroix's house in Versailles were a small scale version of the Trianon gardens. [1940-JUG]

Trianon-Lyrique. Rose Vatan, Bob Mandille's wife, sang in the Trianon-Lyrique as Rose Delval. [1966-VOL]

Triaze. The bus conductor couldn't remember if the man had gotten on at Luçon or Triaze. [1940-JUG]

Triel. [commune, N France, Seine-et-Oise dept. pop. 1959: 4,500. Triel-sur-Seine. Versailles arr.]

Yvonne Moncin's parents had a house in Triel, where they lived all year. Her father had been a pharmacist on Place Clichy [Place de Clichy]. [1955-TEN]

Trigaud. Dicelle told M that Trigaud was checking at the station for where Hélène Lange had gone on her short monthly trips. [1967-VIC]

Trika. There was a picture of Nathalie Sabin-Levesque, looking even younger than in the Cannes pictures. On the back was written "Trika". [1972-CHA]

Trinité. The man [Stephan Strevzki] followed the same route, from Trinité and Place Clichy [Place de Clichy], Place Clichy and Barbès [Boulevard Barbès] by way of the Rue Caulaincourt, then from Barbès to the Gare du Nord and the Rue La Fayette. [1939-hom]

Trinité Church. [Trinité. Catholic church, Square de la Trinité, 66, Rue Saint-Lazare, 9e.]

Rue La Fayette. The whitish pillars of the Trinité Church, surrounded by scaffolding. Rue de Clichy. Motimer-Levingston's limousine stopped in the Rue Fontaine, outside Pickwick's Bar. [1929-30-LET]

Rose had seen Louise Laboine once on a bench at garden in front of the Trinité Church. [1954-JEU]

Tripoli. Mickey Boubée asked M if he still remembered the Tripoli and La Tétoune. He must have been within two or three years of M's age. The Tripoli had been a brasserie in the Rue Duperré, close to the Lotus. La Tétoune was a portly Marseillaise [Marseilles] who was reputed to do the best southern cooking in Paris. [1962-COL]

Triumph. Évelina Nahour had a green Triumph. [1966-NAH]

François Ricain said he'd abandoned his car, an old Triumph convertible, on the corner of Rue François-Premier and Rue Marbeuf when he'd run out of gas. [1966-VOL]

Trochain, Anne-Marie. Arlette's real name. Her father, Gaston Trochain, died when she was two, in the famous train crash at Rouen. His great-great-grandfather was General Trochain, whose statue was in the square at Lisieux. On the road to Caen the château on the right was the family estate. [1950-PIC]

Trochain, Gaston. Arlette's father, died when she was 2. [1950-PIC]

Trochu, Henri. The eldest son, Henri Trochu, turned his back on Valentine Besson at La Rose's funeral in Yport. [1949-DAM]

Trochu, Jeanne. Jeanne Trochu, who worked at Le Havre, had taken Rose Trochu's dresses and underwear. [1949-DAM]

Trochu, Rose. Valentine Besson said that her maid Rose Trochu [La Rose] died in her place.... Rose Trochu had been 22 or 23, with Valentine Besson for 7 years. Hefty girl, rosy face, big bosom.... Rose Trochu's father had been in the herring fleet at Fécamp. Rose was his eldest daughter. [1949-DAM]

Trois Mages. Emma's father and brothers had been lost at sea in the ketch Three Kings [Trois Mages], mother died long before. [1931-JAU]

Trois Pigeons. Martin Duché used to take his lunch at the Trois Pigeons in Fontenay. [1959-CON]

Trois Tonneaux. M. Louis said he'd gone to the Trois Tonneaux, a bistro on the Rue Gabrielle. He'd seen four men playing belote, and one was an ex-officer, Colson. [1971-IND]

Tromsö. At Tromsö it's pitch dark for three months of the year.... Jean Martineau said he lived at Tromsö, in the Lofotens. He owned a factory for treating the waste products of the cod-fishing industry, like cod-roe. [1932-POR]

Tronchet, Rue. [Paris. 8e, Élycée. from Place Madeleine to Boulevard Haussmann]

The Juva offices were in the Rue Tronchet. [1949-DAM]

François Lagrange had had a business of some sort on the Rue Tronchet. [1952-REV]

Trondhjem. [(now: Trondheim) seaport, capital of Sør-Trøndelag co., C Norway. Pop. 1971: 127,699. major seaport and second largest city of Norway.]

The Norwegian, Jean Martineau, came from Bergen or Trondhjem. [1932-POR]

Trône. M had covered the crowds, at the fairs at Trône and Neuilly, Longchamps races and demonstrations... [1950-MEM]

Trouard. Trouard was an architect, dining at Lipp's with a client. [1969-VIN]

Trou Normand. Xavier Marton left work for lunch and hurried along the Rue du Louvre. He turned left into Rue Coquillière, and went into a little restaurant called Trou Normand, less than 100 yards down the street. The front was painted brown with yellow letters, menu stuck up on the left of the door. Met Jenny there. [1957-SCR]

Trousseau, Rue. [Paris. 11e, Popincourt. from Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Antoine to Rue de Charonne]

Julien Blond, the waiter, said Mimile was a picture framer with a shop on the Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Antoine, almost at the corner of Rue Trousseau, where the waiter lived. [1969-TUE]

Trouville. [seaport, NW France, Calvados dept. pop. 1962: 6,822. Trouville-sur-Mer. about 25 mi. NE of Caen, just NE of Deauville.]

Yves Joris had disappeared from Ouistreham, a small port on the north coast between Trouville and Cherbourg, on Sept. 16. It was now the end of October.... Some miles along the coast M could see the houses of Dives, and further on, less clearly, Cabourg, Houlgate, and the cliffs behind which lay Deauville and Trouville.... The telegraph began clicking: Tug Athos arriving noon. Trouville Harbor office. [1932-POR]

Félix Nahour had gotten married at Trouville, where he'd rented a villa. [1966-NAH]

Trudaine, Avenue. [Paris. 9e, Opéra. from Rue de Rochechouart to Rue des Martyrs]

Dr. Floresco's office was on the third floor of a building on the corner of the Rue Turgot and the Avenue Trudaine, exactly opposite the Place d'Anvers. [1949-MME]

Near the Lycée Rollin. Louis Louis Mahossier's Painting and Decorating firm in Montmartre. [1971-SEU]

Jo Mori had a suite in the Hôtel des Îles, on Avenue Trudaine. [1971-IND]

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Tserewska, Olga. Olga Tserewska, 28 from Vilna, was one of the gang who had filled in the forms, their passports in order. Actually, Stéphanie Polintskaïa, Stan the Killer. [1937-38-sta]

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tu. M had been wrong to use 'tu" to Thérèse. Louis Paumelle had noticed and frowned. Officials at Police Headquarters usually speak like that to women of her type. [1953-ECO]

Except for Janvier, to whom he'd always spoken familiarly, M only used tu, and then only in the heat of action, to a few people. It always pleased Lapointe when it happened. M used tu when he spoke with Lucas later, when Lucas was telling how Xavier Marton and Jenny headed off towards Porte d'Orléans. [1957-SCR]

Aristide Fumel was one of the few whom M addressed as tu. Another was Lucas, but not Janvier, though he couldn't say why not. And then the very young ones, like little Lapointe. [1961-PAR]

Tucson. M had already had drinks a while ago, with the Mayor of Tucson, whom Harry Cole had introduced him to. [1949-CHE]

Tudelle. Dr Paul's successor, Dr. Tudelle arrived with Pasquier and Urbain de Chézaud, followed almost immediately by the men from the Criminal Records Office. [1960-VIE]

Tuileries. In the Place de la Concorde, two cars were parked alongside the pavement close to the Tuileries gardens. [1947-MOR]

Eugène Cornille said he'd taken Lise Gendreau-Balthazar to a little hotel in the square oppoiste the Tuileries, the Hôtel du Louvre. [1948-PRE]

The dead man had sold pornographic postcards near the Tuileries and Palais-Royal. [1950-MEM]

John Arnold had gone to the Tuileries Gardens on foot, even browsing the bookstalls along the Seine, then went to the Hôtel des Grands Augustins, where Muriel Halligan was staying. [1957-VOY]

Isabelle de V-- told Armand de Saint-Hilaire what time she'd walk in the Tuileries Gardens, had seen him from a distance at the Opera. [1960-VIE]

Léontine Antoine usually spent her afternoons on a park bench in the Tuileries Gardens. [1970-FOL]

Tuileries, Quai des. [Paris. 1er, Louvre. from Pont du Carrousel to Pont de la Concorde]

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. [1947-MOR]

Tumacacori. The highway patrol officer said that before he got to Tumacacori he passed a truck with license plate X-3233 coming back empty from California, belonging to a firm in Nogales. [1949-CHE]

Tunis. François Paré's second daughter was a schoolteacher at a lycée in Tunis. [1968-ENF]

Tupler. The Tuplers, tenants in the same building as René Josselin, were still on vacation in the US. [1961-BRA]

Tuppler, Mabel. Mabel Tuppler lived on the second floor left at Aline's. American, about 30, writer for American newspapers and magazines. Liked women better than men. [1965-PAT]

Turbigo, Rue de. [Paris. 2e, Bourse. from Rue Montorgueil to Rue du Temple]

Rue Réaumur, Rue de Turbigo, then down the Rue Chapon into the Rue Beaubourg. M thought the man [Victor Poliensky] was on familiar ground. [1947-MOR]

Louis Mahossier's apartment, near Les Halles. There was a bistro just opposite the house. [1971-SEU]

Turenne, Rue de. [Paris. 3e, Temple - 4e, Hotel-de-Ville. from Rue Saint-Antoine to Rue Charlot]

Éléonore Boursang lived at 27, Rue de Turenne. [1930-GAL]

61 Place des Vosges, where Raymond Couchet was killed, was almost at the corner of the Rue de Turenne. [1931-OMB]

M tried to imagine the man, walking around the Place des Vosges, before disappearing up the Rue de Turenne. [1937-38-amo]

M knew the district well, had once thought of living there, less than 50 yards from the Place des Vosges. Leaving the narrow Rue des Francs-Bourgeois at the corner of the square, and following the Rue de Turenne toward the Place de la République, you come first on the left to a yellow-painted bistro, then to a little restaurant, the Crémerie Salmon. Right next door was Frans Steuvels' glass-fronted studio with the sign "Art Binding". In the shop next door, Mme. Veuve Rancé ran an umbrella business.... The intersection near Steuvels' Rue de Turenne studio with the three cafés: first the café-restaurant on the corner of the Rue des Francs-Bourgeois, then the Grand Turenne, opposite, and finally, a hundred feet away on the corner of the Place des Vosges, the Tabac des Vosges, which the newsmen had adopted as their headquarters. [1949-MME]

M said his little Jewish tailor on Rue de Turenne was not anxious to have him stared at in the street. [1950-MEM]

At that time Gaston Meurant had been liveing in a small two-room apaartment on Rue de Turenne. [1959-ASS]

Turgot, Rue. [Paris. 9e, Opéra. from Rue de Rochechouart to Avenue Trudaine]

Dr. Floresco's office was on the third floor of a building on the corner of the Rue Turgot and the Avenue Trudaine, exactly opposite the Place d'Anvers. [1949-MME]

Turin. Johann Radek, 25, born at Brünn, Czechoslovakia, father unknown. Had lived in Berlin, Mainz, Bonn, Turin, Hamburg. [1930-31-TET]

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

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

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]

Isabelle de V-- wrote to Armand de Saint-Hilaire that she hoped the women of Turkey were not as unapproachable as people say. [1960-VIE]

Turkish. The men from the yacht were smoking Turkish cigarettes with cardboard tips. [1930-PRO]

Else Anderson's Turkish cigarette was burning in a porcelain bowl. The price on the packet was 20 fr. 95.... They lived on 2,000 francs a month and she smoked one or two packs a day. (over 1,000 francs).... Else Anderson wiped her face with a corner of a Turkish towel. [1931-NUI]

There was only one other yacht in the harbor as big as the Pacific, the one that had been flying the Turkish flag. [1932-LIB]

M went to Atoum's carpet shop, where cups of Turkish coffe were laid out. M reminded him of their meeting in Alsace, the Vosges. [1939-MAJ]

Once the Turkish consulate checked Germaine Laboine's "marriage certificate" and said it wasn't real. [1954-JEU]

Mme. Jonker was wearing a painter's smock that looked like the habit worn by Dominican friars, seemingly made of Turkish toweling. [1963-FAN]

A man in Turkish national dress served them with affected gestures. [1966-NAH]

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

Turkish cigarettes. In Raymond Couchet's room there were Turkish cigarettes, and a whole row of cherry-wood pipes, which cost next to nothing. [1931-OMB]

Turpitude Hall. His friends called Yves Le Pommeret's house Turpitude Hall. [1931-JAU]

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Twee Gebroeders. The other barge belonged to Jef Van Cauwelaert and his brother, called Twee Gebroeders, Two Brothers. Flemish. They were supposed to be unloading at the Saint-Martin Canal. M sent Bonfils to check. [1958-TEM]

Two Brothers. The other barge belonged to Jef Van Cauwelaert and his brother, called Twee Gebroeders, Two Brothers. Flemish. They were supposed to be unloading at the Saint-Martin Canal. M sent Bonfils to check. [1958-TEM]

Two Brothers, The. Someone in the Café de la Marine was telling the story of an accident at the vault, the highest part of the Langres plateau, where the canal went underground for 5 miles. A bargee from The Two Brothers had caught his foot in a root and been pulled overboard. His brother had jumped in. Only the body of one had so far been found. They'd only had two installments left on the boat. [1930-PRO]

The barge owned by the Jules Naud brothers, who had married twin sisters. Both families lived on the barge. [1955-COR]

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Tyrol. [(Tirol) state, W. Austria, betw. the Vorarlberg on the W and Salzburg on the E. pop. 1971: 539,000. capital: Innsbruck.]

Some of Isabelle de V--'s letters were from Tyrol, a good many from Switzerland and Portugal. [1960-VIE]

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