Georges Joseph Christian Simenon was a Belgian writer. A prolific author who published nearly 200 novels and numerous short works, Simenon is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret. more »
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''Writing is not a profession, but a vocation of unhappiness.''Georges Simenon (1903-1985), French mystery writer. Interview in Writers at Work, First Series, ed. Malcolm Cowley (1958).