Maigret in Court Author:Georges Simenon Maigret felt surly. He was already dreaming of retirement on the Loire, and here he was having to explain to the Assize Court why he hadn't closed the investigation when the case went to the Grand Jury - the case against Gaston Meurant. It was quite simple: the facts didn't fit the characters. You couldn't (if you knew him as Maigret did) imagin... more »e the little picture-frame maker cutting his aunt's throat for money and smothering a small child for good measure, whatever the evidence.
But how to explain this in the solemn, depersonalized, unreal setting of the Assizes? And how might Meurant react to the unplesant evidence that could clear him?« less