One rainy night, a canal worker stumbles across the strangled body of Mary Lampson in a stable near Lock 14. The dead woman's husband seems unmoved by her death and is curt and unhelpful when Maigret interviews him aboard his yacht. But gradually Maigret is able to piece together their story - a sordid tale of whisky-fuelled orgies and nomadic life on the canals. Can the answer to this crime be found aboard the yacht? Or is the murderer among the bargees, carters and lock-keepers who work the canal? In Lock 14, Simenon ...

Lock 14 2007, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141029610


Lock 14 2006, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780143037279

Trade paperback

Lock 14 2003, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141187280

Mass-market paperback