"This is the 7th of 75 Maigret novels and is the only novel of five that I have read where the bullets start flying fast and furious in one section of the book. The novel is consistent with author Simenon's vast late teen career experience as a jou..."
"Exploration of a mother, estranged from her husband, and son having difficulties making a relationship with a newer man work. The boy really wants his father and has difficulties trying to determine how he fits in with the new trio. One wrong move..."