Georges Simenon
Georges Simenon (1903-1989) was a Belgian author of crime fiction, best known for his novels featuring his character Jules Maigret. Simenon is the author of close to 200 novels in his native language of French, most of which have been translated into English. Likewise, his novels have been adapted into nearly 200 different film adaptations. Georges got his start writing for the newspaper Gazette de Liege at only 16 years old. During his lifetime, he spent time living in Belgium, France, Canada, the United States and finally in Switzerland – where he died in 1989 of natural causes.

Georges Simenon’s first novel was titled Au Pont des Arches and was published in French in 1921 under the pen name of G. Sim. Below is a list of Georges Simenon’s books in order of when they were released:

Publication Order of Inspector Maigret Books


The Strange Case of Peter the Lett(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crime at Lock 14(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret Stonewalled(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Hundred Gibbets(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Man's Head(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Face for a Clue(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret at the Crossroads(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret in Holland(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sailor's Rendezvous(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret at the Gai-Moulin(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Tavern by the Seine(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret Mystified(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret Goes Home(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Flemish Shop(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Death of a Harbour Master(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Madman of Bergerac(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Liberty Bar(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lock at Charenton(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret Returns(1934) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret in Exile(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Hotel Majestic(1942) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Spinster(1942) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Fortuneteller(1944) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Toy Village(1944) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret's Rival(1944) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret in Retirement(1945) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret in New York's Underworld(1946) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Summer Holiday(1947) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret's Special Murder(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret's First Case(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Friend Maigret(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret at the Coroner's(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Madame Maigret's Own Case(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret's Memoirs(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Old Lady(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret in Montmartre(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret Takes a Room(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Burglar's Wife(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Gangsters(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret's Revolver(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Man on the Bench(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret Afraid(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret's Mistake(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret Goes to School(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Young Girl(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Calame Report(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Headless Corpse(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret Sets a Trap(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret's Failure(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret's Little Joke(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Millionaires(1957) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret Has Scruples(1957) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Reluctant Witnesses(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret Has Doubts(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret in Court(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret in Society(1960) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Lazy Burglar(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Black Sheep(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Saturday Caller(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Bum(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret Loses His Temper(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Ghost(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret on the Defensive(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret Bides His Time(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Nahour Case(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret's Pickpocket(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret in Vichy(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret Hesitates(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret's Boyhood Friend(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Killer(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Wine Merchant(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Madwoman(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Loner(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and the Flea(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maigret and Monsieur Charles(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Inspector Maigret Collections


Maigret's Pipe: Seventeen Stories(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Uncle Charles(1942) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Breton Sisters(1943) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black Rain(1946) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Magnet of Doom(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Girl in Waiting(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Survivors(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Poisoned Relations(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Strange Inheritance(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Strangers in the House(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Act of Passion(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Burgomaster of Furnes(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Escape in Vain(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Havoc by Accident(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Two Latitudes(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On the Danger Line(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Trial of Bebe Donge(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man Who Watched the Trains Go By(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Stain on the Snow(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aunt Jeanne(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Across the Street(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bottom of the Bottle(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ticket of Leave(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Belle(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Brothers Rico(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Burial of Monsieur Bouvet(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chez Krull(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fugitive(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Sense of Guilt(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Red Lights(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Little Man from Archangel(1957) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Stowaway(1957) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Heart of a Man(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Inquest on Bouvet(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Son(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Witness(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Murderer(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Young Cardinaud(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Negro(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Striptease(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sunday(1960) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hatter's Ghost(1960) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Premier(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Widower(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fate of the Malous(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pedigree(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Iron Staircase(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Lease of Life(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Patient(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Train(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Accomplices(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bells of Bicetre(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Door(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Three Beds in Manhattan(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Blue Room(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man with the Little Dog(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Little Saint(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mouse(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Old Man Dies(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Confessional(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Monsieur Monde Vanishes(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Neighbours(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Witnesses(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Prison(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Big Bob(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man on the Bench in the Barn(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
November(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rich Man(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Teddy Bear(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Disappearance of Odile(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Window Over the Way(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cat(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Glass Cage(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Innocents(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Venice Train(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Magician(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The House on Quai Notre Dame(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Betty(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Watchmaker of Everton(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Others(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Girl in His Past(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Four Days in a Lifetime(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Clockmaker(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Family Lie(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Girl with a Squint(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Little Doctor(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aboard the Aquitaine(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Nightclub(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Grandmother(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The White Horse Inn(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Country Doctor(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Long Exile(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lodger(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Reckoning(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Couple from Poitiers(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Justice(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Case of Emergency(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Outlaw(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Uncle Charles Has Locked Himself In(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rules of the Game(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Donadieu's Will(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Suspect(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Truth About Bebe Donge(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death of a Nobody(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The 13 Culprits(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Simenon's Paris(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When I Was Old(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Notes: The Strange Case of Peter the Lett was also published as The Case of Peter the Lett and Maigret and the Enigmatic Lett. The Crime at Lock 14 was also titled Maigret Meets a Milord and Lock 14. The Death of Monsieur Gallet was also published as Maigret Stonewalled. The Crime of Inspector Maigret is also known as Maigret and the Hundred Gibbets. A Battle of Nerves is also known as Maigret’s War of Nerves and A Man’s Head. A Face for a Clue is also known as Maigret and the Concarneau Murders, Maigret and the Yellow Dog and as The Yellow Dog. A Crime in Holland is also known as Maigret in Holland. The Sailor’s Rendezvous is also known as Maigret Answers a Plea. Maigret at the Gai Moulin is also known as At the Gai Moulin. Maigret and the Tavern by the Seine is also known as Guinguette by the Seine, Maigret to the Rescue, A Spot by the Seine and The Bar on the Seine. Maigret Mystified was also published as The Shadow in the Courtyard. Maigret and the Countess is also known as The Saint-Fiacre Affair, Maigret Goes Home and Maigret on Home Ground.

Maigret and the Flemish Shop was also titled as The Flemish Shop. Death of a Harbour Master was also published under the title of Maigret and the Death of a Harbor Master. Liberty Bar is also known as Maigret on the Riviera. The Lock at Charenton is also known as Maigret Sits It Out and Lock No. 1. Maigret and the Hotel Majestic is also titled The Hotel Majestic. To Any Lengths is also known as Maigret and the Fortuneteller. Maigret’s Rival is also known as Inspector Cadaver. Maigret in New York is also known as Maigret in New York’s Underworld. A Summer Holiday is also known as No Vacation for Maigret and Maigret on Holiday. Maigret’s Dead Man is also known as Maigret’s Special Murder. My Friend Maigret was also published under the title of The Methods of Maigret.

Madame Maigret’s Own Case is also known as Madame Maigret’s Friend and The Friend of Madame Maigret. Maigret and the Strangled Stripper is also known as Maigret in Montmartre. Maigret Takes a Room was also published as Maigret Rents a Room. Inspector Maigret and the Killers was also published as Maigret and the Gangsters. Maigret and the Man on the Boulevard was also published as Maigret and the Man on the Bench and The Man on the Boulevard. Inspector Maigret and the Dead Girl is also known as Maigret and the Young Girl. Maigret and the Minister was also published under the title Maigret and the Calame Report. Maigret’s Little Joke is also known as None of Maigret’s Business. Maigret and the Lazy Burglar is also known as Maigret and the Idle Burglar.

Maigret and the Dosser is also known as Maigret and the Bum. Maigret and the Ghost was also titled Maigret and the Apparition. The Patience of Maigret was also titled Maigret Bides His Time. Maigret’s Pickpocket is also known as Maigret and the Pickpocket. Maigret Takes the Waters was re-titled Maigret in Vichy. Maigret and the Flea was also published as Maigret and the Informer. The Fugitive was also published under the title of Account Unsettled. Red Lights is also known as The Hitchhiker. The Hatter’s Ghost was also published as The Hatter’s Phantoms. Window Over the Way is also known as Danger Ashore. The Country Doctor is also known as The Delivery. Dirty Snow is also known as The Stain on the Snow.

Georges Simenon Synopsis: In Dirty Snow by Georges Simenon, Frank Friedmaier is a 19 year-old who lives in an occupied country where he gets by as a pimp, thug, thief and a murderer. The novel was originally published as The Stain on the Snow.

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