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By Georges Simenon

Ceux du Grand-Café est une nouvelle de Georges Simenon, publiée en 1938. Elle fait partie de l. a. série des Maigret.
Historique

La nouvelle est écrite à Neuilly pendant l'hiver 1937-1938 ou à Porquerolles en mars 1938. Elle connaît une première booklet lors d'une édition pré-originale dans l'hebdomadaire Police-Film, no sixteen du 12 août 1938.

Elle est éditée pour l. a. première fois dans le tome IX des Éditions Rencontre en 1967.

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Maigret, à l. a. retraite dans sa maison de Meung-sur-Loire, est un peu désœuvré. Pour occuper ses journées, il prend l'habitude de jouer aux cartes avec les habitués du Grand-Café. L'ex-commissaire s'enlise dans sa vie de rentier, jusqu'au jour où un drame bouleverse los angeles petite ville: un des partenaires de jeu est retrouvé au volant de sa camionnette, une balle dans l. a. poitrine.

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Shouted the old man gleefully. This was what he loved: a shot in the dark. "He has gone completely out of his mind," thought Emily compassionately. The three of them were now leaning out separate windows ten . stories off the ground, while that enormous black animal poised on the long hawsers, legs thrust out and swinging from side to side, slowly descended. ches in such a way that the heads struck the pavement and burst into flame. The porters had in their lapels little signs of a fiery hand.

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