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Graeme Macrae Burnet on the Novels and Literary Legacy of Georges Simenon

"What all these novels share is the alchemic capacity to make the everyday fascinating and compelling."

For the Book Prize-shortlisted author Graeme Macrae Burnet the novels of Georges Simenon have had a lasting resonance, proving a vital inspiration for his first novel The Disappearance of Adèle Bedeau and his latest The Accident on the A35. Here, exclusively for Waterstones, he introduces a writer with a unique power to shape the imagination and reveals other authors whose work owes a debt to his legacy.

10 things you never knew about Georges Simenon

Everything you ever wanted to know about Georges Simenon, author of the Maigret novels, but were too afraid to ask…

Booksellers' Authors of the Year

Booksellers' Authors of the Year

Posted on 30th Nov, 2014 by Sammy Ingram Ingram & Waterstones

Our Waterstones Booksellers look back on their favourite authors from the past year.

Booksellers' Authors of the Year

Booksellers' Authors of the Year

Posted on 3rd Dec, 2014 by Waterstones

Our Waterstones Booksellers look back on their favourite authors from the past year.