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Maigret: Plots

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(The 3-letter codes are based on the French titles.)

Novels & stories

Codes in lower case are for the stories.
In the title list, stories are shown italicized.

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  

According to the altar boy (cho)
Affair of the Boulevard Beaumarchais, The (bea)
At the "Gai Moulin" (GAI)
At the Étoile du Nord (eto)
Bar on the Seine, A (GUI)
Barge with Two Hanging Bodies, The (pen)
Battle of Nerves, A (TET)
Carter of La Providence, The (PRO)
Case of Peter the Lett, The (LET)
Cécile is dead (CEC)
Cellars of the Majestic, The (MAJ)
Crime at Lock 14, The (PRO)
Crime in Holland, A (HOL)
Crime in the Rue Sainte-Catherine (cho)
Crime of Inspector Maigret, The (PHO)
Crossroad Murders, The (NUI)
Dancer at the Gai-Moulin, The (GAI)
Dead Man's Barge (pen)
Death of a Harbo(u)r Master (POR)
Death of a Nobody (pau)
Death of a Woodlander (lar)
Death of Monsieur Gallet, The (GAL)
Death Penalty (pei)
Death Threats (men)
Drowned Men's Inn, The (noy)
Elusive Witness (cho)
Evidence of the Altar-Boy, The (cho)
Face for a Clue, A (JAU)
Face for a Clue, A (JAU)
Félicie (FEL)
Flemish Shop, The (FLA)
Grand Banks Café, The (REN)
Group at the Grand-Café, The (ceu)
Guinguette by the Seine (GUI)
Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien, The (PHO)
In the Rue Pigalle (pig)
Inn of the Drowned, The (noy)
Inspector Cadaver (CAD)
Inspector Maigret and the Burglar's Wife (GRA)
Inspector Maigret and the Dead Girl (JEU)
Inspector Maigret and the Killers (LOG)
Inspector Maigret and the Missing Miniatures (not)
Inspector Maigret and the Strangled Stripper (PIC)
Inspector Maigret Deduces (arr)
Inspector Maigret Directs (ven)
Inspector Maigret Hesitates (lun)
Inspector Maigret in New York's Underworld (NEW)
Inspector Maigret Investigates (pig)
Inspector Maigret Pursues (hom)
Inspector Maigret Smokes His Pipe (fen)
Inspector Maigret Thinks (pen)
Inspector Maigret Thinks (pen)
Inspector Maigret's War of Nerves (pei)
Jeumont, 51 Minutes Stop (arr)
Jeumont, 51 Minutes Wait! (arr)
Journey Backward Into Time (lar)
Journey Into Time (lar)
Judge's House, The (JUG)
Late Monsieur Gallet, The (GAL)
Liberty Bar (LIB)
Lock at Charenton, The (ECL)
Lock No. 1 (Philadelphia Inquirer) (ECL)
Madame Maigret's Admirer (amo)
Madame Maigret's Friend (MME)
Madame Maigret's Own Case (MME)
Mademoiselle Berthe and her Lover (ber)
Madman of Bergerac, The (FOU)
Man's Head, A (TET)
Maigret Afraid (PEU)
Maigret and Monsieur Charles (CHA)
Maigret and the Apparition (FAN)
Maigret and the Black Sheep (BRA)
Maigret and the Bum (CLO)
Maigret and the Burglar's Wife (GRA)
Maigret and the Calame Report (MIN)
Maigret and the Concarneau Murders (JAU)
Maigret and the Countess (FIA)
Maigret and the Death of a Harbor Master (POR)
Maigret and the Dosser (CLO)
Maigret and the Enigmatic Lett (LET)
Maigret and the Flea (IND)
Maigret and the Flemish Shop (FLA)
Maigret and the Fortuneteller (SIG)
Maigret and the Frightened Dressmaker (ber)
Maigret and the Gangsters (LOG)
Maigret and the Ghost (FAN)
Maigret and the Headless Corpse (COR)
Maigret and the Hotel Majestic (MAJ)
Maigret and the Hundred Gibbets (PHO)
Maigret and the Informer (IND)
Maigret and the Killer (TUE)
Maigret and the Lazy Burglar (PAR)
Maigret and the Loner (SEU)
Maigret and the Madwoman (FOL)
Maigret and the Man on the Bench (BAN)
Maigret and the Man on the Boulevard (BAN)
Maigret and the Millionaires (VOY)
Maigret and the Minister (MIN)
Maigret and the Nahour Case (NAH)
Maigret and the Old Lady (DAM)
Maigret and the Reluctant Witnesses (TEM)
Maigret and the Saturday Caller (CLI)
Maigret and the Spinster (CEC)
Maigret and the Strangled Stripper (PIC)

Maigret and the Surly Inspector (mal)
Maigret and the Tavern by the Seine (GUI)
Maigret and the Toy Village (FEL)
Maigret and the Wine Merchant (VIN)
Maigret and the Yellow Dog (JAU)
Maigret and the Young Girl (JEU)
Maigret Answers a Plea (Philadelphia Inquirer) (REN)
Maigret at the "Gai Moulin" (GAI)
Maigret at the Coroner's (CHE)
Maigret at the Crossroads (NUI)
Maigret Bides His Time (PAT)
Maigret Gets Angry (FAC)
Maigret Goes Home (FIA)
Maigret Goes to School (ECO)
Maigret Has Doubts (CON)
Maigret Has Scruples (SCR)
Maigret Hesitates (HES)
Maigret in Court (ASS)
Maigret in Exile (JUG)
Maigret in Holland (HOL)
Maigret in Montmartre (PIC)
Maigret in New York (NEW)
Maigret in New York's Underworld (NEW)
Maigret in Retirement (FAC)
Maigret in Society (VIE)
Maigret in Vichy (VIC)
Maigret Loses His Temper (COL)
Maigret Meets a Milord (PRO)
Maigret Mystified (OMB)
Maigret on Holiday (VAC)
Maigret on Home Ground (FIA)
Maigret on the Defensive (DEF)
Maigret on the Riviera (LIB)
Maigret Rents a Room (MEU)
Maigret Returns (MAI)
Maigret Sets a Trap (TEN)
Maigret Sits It Out (Jonathan Mystery) (ECL)
Maigret Stonewalled (GAL)
Maigret Takes a Room (MEU)
Maigret Takes the Waters (VIC)
Maigret to the Rescue (Mercury Mystery) (GUI)
Maigret's Boyhood Friend (ENF)
Maigret's Christmas (noe)
Maigret's Christmas (noe)
Maigret's Dead Man (MOR)
Maigret and hiss Dead Man (MOR)
Maigret's Failure (ECH)
Maigret's First Case (PRE)
Maigret's Holiday (VAC)
Maigret's Little Joke (AMU)
Maigret's Memoirs (MEM)
Maigret's Mistake (err)
Maigret's Mistake (TRO)
Maigret's Pickpocket (VOL)
Maigret's Pipe (pip)
Maigret's Revolver (REV)
Maigret's Rival (CAD)
Maigret's Special Murder (MOR)
Maigret's War of Nerves (TET)
Man in the Street, The (hom)
Man on the Run, The (hom)
Methods of Maigret, The (AMI)
Misty Harbor (POR)
Most Obstinate Customer in the World, The (obs)
Most Obstinate Man in Paris, The (obs)
Most Obstinate Man in the World, The (obs)
Mr. Monday (lun)
My Friend Maigret (AMI)
Mysterious Affair in the Boulevard Beaumarchais, The (bea)
Night at the Crossroads, The (NUI)
No Vacation for Maigret (VAC)
None of Maigret's Business (AMU)
Old Lady of Bayeux, The (bay)
Old Lady of Bayeux, The (bay)
Open Window, The (fen)
Open Window, The (fen)
Open Window, The (fen)
Patience of Maigret (Bestseller Mystery), The (TET)
Patience of Maigret, The (PAT)
Pietr the Latvian (LET)
Rue Pigalle (pig)
Sailor's Rendezvous, The (REN)
Saint-Fiacre Affair, The (FIA)
Sale by Auction (ven)
Shadow in the Courtyard, The (OMB)
Shadow Puppet, The (OMB)
Signed, Picpus (SIG)
Spot by the Seine (Philadelphia Inquirer), A (GUI)
Stan the Killer (sta)
Stan the Killer (sta)
Storm in the Channel (man)
Storm over the Channel (man)
Strange Case of Peter the Lett, The (LET)
Stronger Vessel, The (amo)
Summer Holiday, A (VAC)
Three Daughters of the Lawyer, The (not)
To Any Lengths (SIG)
Two Bodies on a Barge (pen)
Two-Penny Bar, The (GUI)
Under the Hammer (ven)
Unlikely Monsieur Owen, The (owe)
Yellow Dog, The (JAU)

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