The Widow (New York Review Books Classics)

The Widow (New York Review Books Classics)

Georges Simenon


The Widow is the tale of 2 outcasts and their deadly come across. One is the widow herself, Tati. nonetheless younger, she’s by no means had a simple time of it, yet she’s no longer the type to whinge. Tati lives together with her better half's father at the relations farm, placing up along with his sexual attentions, operating her palms to the bone, enhancing the valuables and understanding forever that her past due husband’s sister is scheming to kick her out and take the home back.

the opposite is a killer. simply out of felony and looking for a brand new existence, Jean meets up with Tati, who hires him as a handyman after which takes him to mattress. issues are having a look up, at the least until eventually Jean falls tough for the woman subsequent door.

The Widow was once released within the related 12 months as Camus’ The Stranger, and André Gide judged it the very best booklet. it's Georges Simenon’s strongest and nerve-racking exploration of the bond among loss of life and wish.

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