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Georges Simenon

Georges Simenon Biography

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ABOUT
A prolific Belgian author, he is best known for creating the popular detective character of Jules Maigret. His more than two hundred literary works include Tropic Moon, The Strangers in the House, and Pedigree.
BEFORE FAME
He took a job with a local newspaper when he was just sixteen years old. He published his first work in the Jules Maigret series in 1931.

FAMILY LIFE
He was born in Liege, Belgium. He married twice and had four children.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He had a romantic relationship with the famed actress and singer, Josephine Baker.
TRIVIA
He sometimes wrote up to 60 or 80 pages in one day.

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