Simenon


Simenon

Simenon [seemuh-nawn] Examples noun

  1. Georges (Jo·seph Chris·tian) [zhawrzh zhoh-zef krees-tyan] /ʒɔrʒ ʒoʊˈzɛf krisˈtyɛ̃/, 1903–1989, French writer of detective novels, born in Belgium.

Examples from the Web for simenon Contemporary Examples of simenon

  • Simenon is now, 20 years since his death, enjoying a renaissance—not as a popular novelist, but as a critical darling.

    Belgium’s Master of Noir

    Nathaniel Rich

    December 4, 2010

  • On the Simenon bookshelf, it stands alone, anomalous, and awkwardly aloof.

    Belgium’s Master of Noir

    Nathaniel Rich

    December 4, 2010

  • It is pleasant enough to swim in these waters, but with Simenon it is always much pleasanter to drown.

    Belgium’s Master of Noir

    Nathaniel Rich

    December 4, 2010

  • It does show that, for all his bluster, Simenon could write with formal elegance and beauty.

    Belgium’s Master of Noir

    Nathaniel Rich

    December 4, 2010

  • Simenon claimed that he began the book after he was diagnosed with a heart condition and given less than two years to live.

    Belgium’s Master of Noir

    Nathaniel Rich

    December 4, 2010

  • British Dictionary definitions for simenon Simenon noun

    1. Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1903–89, Belgian novelist. He wrote over two hundred novels, including the detective series featuring Maigret

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