• Cocktail Talk: The Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien

    1 month ago - By A.J. Rathbun

    One last stop on our month-or-such-of-Maigret, though I can't imagine we'll be leaving our Parisian Chief Inspector (the great creation of great writer George Simenon) for long - we've had a decent amount of Maigret Cocktail Talks, and let's hope it won't be the last. The Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien is another good Maigret read, a very interesting one, as Maigret manages to travel to Belgium, back to France, to history, to many secrets, to Armagnac, all by following a shabby traveler and on a hunch switching suitcases.
    Maigret took selfish pleasure in his chilly response, but Van Damme sat...
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