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ISBN
9780141394169

Publication date
5th June 2014

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The Mahe Circle

Author Georges Simenon

£7.99

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The first English publication of Georges Simenon’s compelling novel about summer escape and elusive obsessions.’The island itself. Its throbbing heat as if in a belljar under the sun, the scorpion in his son’s bed, the deafening sound of cicadas’During his first holiday on the island of Porquerolles Dr Mahe caught a glimpse of something irresistible. As the memory continues to haunt him, he falls prey to a delusion that may offer an escape from his conventional existence – or may destroy him. This is the first English translation of The Mahe Circle, Simenon’s dark, malevolent depiction of an ordinary man trapped in mundanity and consumed by obsession.

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