By Georges Simenon
On his newest case, Maigret unearths himself within the city of Delfzijl investigating the homicide of a instructor. he's offered with clues-a sailor's cap within the bath and a Manila cigar butt-and a group of suspects, together with a flirtatious farmer's daughter, an offended attorney, a larcenous send proprietor, an unaccountably anxious cadet, and a pompous criminologist with a revolver. The Inspector, in flip, is preoccupied with a suspicious pathway lit by means of a lighthouse beam, which leads him to wonder whether this is often the type of spot the place mystery enthusiasts could be discovered...Maigret is a registered trademark of the property of Georges Simenon.
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Maigret walked by her side, staring at the ground. TWO The Cap in the Bathtub Maigret was always more interested in people than in places, but this time he noticed certain precise details about the place that he found very useful afterward. t luck that made him do this, it can only have been his flair. s farm to the Popingas? was just about twelve hundred yards. Both houses were by the canal, and the shortest way from one to the other was by the towpath. This canal was little used since the much bigger Ems canal had been made, to join Delfzijl and Groningen.
Ll come to my conclusions in due course. I must apologize for having brought you on such a long journey. s not likely to be anything for you to do, unless they take action against me that necessitates an official protest.? Maigret ran his finger up and down his nose, smiling a smile that was nothing short of delicious. Are you married, Monsieur Duclos?? No.? And until you came here the other day you had never met the Popingas, Any, or anybody else here?? We were quite unknown to each other, though of course they knew me by reputation.?
Farm was the little space that was lit up by the lighthouse. It seemed to make the young man vacillate still more. He cast a glance over his shoulder, ran past the place, then looked back again. s turn to enter the lighted area. Cor looked back a third time. This time it was impossible for him not to notice the inspector, whose large bulky figure marched purposefully through the beam. Cor stopped, but only long enough to take a breath. Then he was off again. The light was behind them. In front, a lighted window, one of the windows of the farm.