Bibliography  Reference  Forum  Plots  Texts  Simenon  Gallery  Shopping  Film  Links

AMI   amo   AMU   arr   ASS   BAN   bay   bea   ber   BRA   CAD   CEC   ceu   CHA   CHE   cho   CLI   CLO   COL   CON   COR   DAM   DEF   ECH   ECL   ECO   ENF   err   eto   FAC   FAN   FEL   fen   FIA   FLA   FOL   FOU   GAI   GAL   GRA   GUI   HES   HOL   hom   IND   JAU   JEU   JUG   lar   LET   LIB   LOG   lun   MAI   MAJ   mal   man   MEM   men   MEU   MIN   MME   MOR   NAH   NEW   noe   not   noy   NUI   obs   OMB   owe   PAR   PAT   pau   pei   pen   PEU   PHO   PIC   pig   pip   POR   PRE   PRO   REN   REV   SCR   SEU   SIG   sta   TEM   TEN   TET   TRO   TUE   VAC   ven   VIC   VIE   VIN   VOL   VOY  

Maigret et l'affaire Nahour

February, 1966. Épilanges (Switzerland)

Presses de la Cité, 1967
Tout Simenon (PDLC '91-'92): Tome 13, pp. 317-424 (108pp).

Maigret and the Nahour Case (1967) tr. Alastair Hamilton

bibliography entry films / television

Maigret of the Month: June, 2009


M is woken by a call from his friend Dr. Pardon at 1:30 am, after they'd gone there for dinner on a freezing January night. M went over, and Pardon told of a couple who'd appeared, the woman wounded in the back by a bullet. They'd disappeared after Pardon treated the wound, but without leaving any names, and after telling a fanciful story. M learns the next day they'd departed from Orly for Amsterdam. He's called to the home of Félix Nahour, a Lebanese who's been shot in his home in the Avenue du Parc-Montsouris, and on his desk find a picture which matches Pardon's description of the woman, Évelina Nahour. The chambermaid, Louise Boudin, had found the body, but is uncommunicative. Neither is Évelina's maid, Nelly Velthuis, Dutch like her mistress, who claims to speak no French. Nahour's "secretary", Fouad Ouéni, also Lebanese, is taciturn, maintains he wasn't at home.
M calls Amsterdam and arranges for Mme Nahour to be told that her husband has died and she'd needed for the reading of the will. Her boyfriend, Vicente Alvaredo, a wealthy Colombian student, also returns to Paris. M interviews both of them, and Ouéni once more, and reconstructs the crime to his satisfaction. Évelina and Alvaredo had appeared to tell Nahour she was leaving him, whereupon he'd drawn a gun. At the same time Ouéni, who'd at one time been Évelina's lover shot Nahour, and Nahour's gun went off, wounding Évelina. Everyone denies all, and Ouéni is sentenced to ten years.

Read more about it:

Maigret of the Month: June, 2009


Names

Alvaredo, Vicente Baron Bernier
Bodin, Louise Boutros Breuker
Cayotte Collinet Coméliau
Demarie Gastinne-Renette Janvier
Jobe Jussieu Keegel, Anna
Keulemans, Jef Lapointe Lardois, Raoul
Leroy-Beaulieu Lourtie Louvelle
Lucas Manicle Maquille
Marathieu Mathis Mme M
Moers Montrond Nahour, Évelina
Nahour, Félix Nahour, Maurice Nahour, Pierre
Noiret Ouéni, Fouad Pardon, Dr
Paul, Dr Pozzi Puget
Torrence Velthuis, Nelly Wiemers, Évelina


Typos? Corrections? Suggestions? Please let me know!


Home  Bibliography  Reference  Forum  Plots  Texts  Simenon  Gallery  Shopping  Film  Links