Simenon in Lakeville

Author Georges Simenon appeared on a Belgian postage stamp in 1994.

A one-time Lakeville resident, the Belgian author Georges Simenon (1903-1989), has landed a new generation of fans.

Penguin Classics is reissuing the entire series of Inspector Jules Maigret crime books in new translations. 

Maigret figured in 76 novels and 28 short stories published between 1931 and 1972.

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