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Le Soir magazine
February 12, 2003

The Simenon Year

Simenonville remembers
Simenon in Paris
A star never honored
An immense œuvre
Simenon in the Pléiade
Treasures of the Simenon Collection
Intimate Memoirs of a son
His final residence
A life of breaks and changes
On the festival menu
The Simenon Production
They all played Maigret
At the movies, 57 films

original French

Georges Simenon the writer

An immense œuvre

Look Magazine / D.R.
With some of his novels, around 1953.
Simenon is today one of the most-read authors in the world, behind Jules Verne, Charles Perrault and René Gosciny but ahead of Balzac, Dumas and Stendhal. Under his real name, Georges Simenon has written 192 novels and 150 stories. Under numerous pseudonyms, Sim, Germain d'Antibes, Jacques Darsonne, Jean Dorsage, Gaston Violis..., he has signed some 200 popular writings. His works appear in over 87 translations.

Joëlle Smets

tr: ST 2/07

Le Soir magazine
February 12, 2003

The Simenon Year

Simenonville remembers
Simenon in Paris
A star never honored
An immense œuvre
Simenon in the Pléiade
Treasures of the Simenon Collection
Intimate Memoirs of a son
His final residence
A life of breaks and changes
On the festival menu
The Simenon Production
They all played Maigret
At the movies, 57 films


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