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The Little Man from Archangel

£34.99

Product description

This tale, by this famous crime writer, appeared almost at the mid-point of his prolific career, in 1957, and was translated into English in the same year, such was (and still is) the author's popularity. The 'little man' (Jonas Milk) differs from all previous 'little men' depicted by Simenon in being married to the most wonderful girl. Her absence at the start of the book leads Jonas to tell possibly his first-ever lie - and thus to the development of yet another of Simenon's wonderful, compassionate, and understanding tales.

Georges Joseph Christian Simenon (1903-1989) was a Belgian writer. A prolific author who published nearly 500 novels and numerous short works, Simenon is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret.

The book is in excellent condition, protected by a very nice, clean and unclipped dust-wrapper with only a few minor tears. The book itself, bound in blue cloth with title etc in gilt on the spine, is almost immaculate, with no signs of shelf wear and only some darkening of the top page edges. Internally the binding is firm, all pages are clean and bright, and it appears to have been only rarely used.

Item details

Added value:
1st English edition
Author(s):
Simenon, G.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
19 x 13 x 2 cm
Edition:
1957
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
159
Publisher:
Hamish Hamilton
Title:
The Little Man from Archangel

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About this item

This tale, by this famous crime writer, appeared almost at the mid-point of his prolific career, in 1957, and was translated into English in the same year, such was (and still is) the author's popularity. The 'little man' (Jonas Milk) differs from all previous 'little men' depicted by Simenon in being married to the most wonderful girl. Her absence at the start of the book leads Jonas to tell possibly his first-ever lie - and thus to the development of yet another of Simenon's wonderful, compassionate, and understanding tales.

Georges Joseph Christian Simenon (1903-1989) was a Belgian writer. A prolific author who published nearly 500 novels and numerous short works, Simenon is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret.

The book is in excellent condition, protected by a very nice, clean and unclipped dust-wrapper with only a few minor tears. The book itself, bound in blue cloth with title etc in gilt on the spine, is almost immaculate, with no signs of shelf wear and only some darkening of the top page edges. Internally the binding is firm, all pages are clean and bright, and it appears to have been only rarely used.

Added value:
1st English edition
Author(s):
Simenon, G.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
19 x 13 x 2 cm
Edition:
1957
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
159
Publisher:
Hamish Hamilton
Title:
The Little Man from Archangel

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