Monsieur Monde Vanishes (New York Review Books Classics)

Monsieur Monde Vanishes (New York Review Books Classics)

Georges Simenon


Monsieur Monde is a winning middle-aged businessman in Paris. One morning he walks out on his existence, leaving his spouse asleep in mattress, leaving everything.

Not lengthy after, he surfaces at the Riviera, conserving corporation with drunks, whores and pimps, with thieves and their marks. an entire new international, the place he feels strangely at home—at least for a while.

Georges Simenon knew how obsession, buried for years, can come to lifestyles, and in regards to the wreckage it leaves in the back of. He had a awesome knowing of ways bizarrely unaccountable humans may be. And he had a nearly uncanny skill to catch the appear and feel of a given position and time. Monsieur Monde Vanishes is a sophisticated and profoundly anxious triumph by means of the most well-liked of the 20th century’s nice writers.

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