A Man's Head


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by Georges Simenon
translated by Geoffrey Sainsbury
published by Penguin


A rich American widow and her maid have been stabbed to death in a brutal attack. All the evidence points to Joseph, a young drifter, and he is soon arrested. But what is his motive? Or is he just a pawn in a wider conspiracy?

Inspector Maigret believes the police have the wrong man and lets him escape from prison to prove his innocence. Perhaps, with Joseph on the loose, the real murderer will surface.

A deadly game of cross and double-cross has begun...

- paperback: 144 pages
- product dimensions: 111 x 181 mm
- ISBN: 9780141025896