The Engagement - Simenon, Georges, and Moschovakis, Anna (Translated by), and Gray, John (Afterword by)

On the outskirts of Paris, a prostitute is found murdered in a vacant lot. In a seedy apartment house nearby lives pasty, fat Mr. Hire. Mr. Hire, who earns his living through a petty postal scam, is a convicted pornographer, a peeping Tom, and, once a week, the unlikely star of a Parisian bowling club, where people think he works for the police. ...

The Engagement 2007, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590172285

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