The Resource Mr hire's engagement, Georges Simenon ; translated by Anna Moschovakis

Mr hire's engagement, Georges Simenon ; translated by Anna Moschovakis

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Mr hire's engagement
Title
Mr hire's engagement
Statement of responsibility
Georges Simenon ; translated by Anna Moschovakis
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Georges Simenon's chilling portrayal of tragic love, persecution and betrayal. One sensed in him neither flesh nor bone, nothing but soft, flaccid matter, so much so that his movements were hard to make out. Very red lips stood out from his orb-like face, as did the thin moustache that he curled with an iron and looked as if it had been drawn on with India ink; on his cheekbones were the symmetrical pink dots of a doll's cheeks.' People find Mr Hire strange, disconcerting. The tenants he shares his building with try to avoid him. He is a peeping Tom, a visitor of prostitutes, a dealer in unsavoury literature. He is also the prime suspect for a brutal murder that he did not commit. Yet Mr Hire's innocence will not stand in the way of those looking for a scapegoat as tragedy unfolds in this quietly devastating and deeply unnerving novel
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TOH
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1903-1989
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Simenon, Georges
Dewey number
843/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2637.I53
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Moschovakis, Anna
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  • Suspense fiction
  • Paris (France)
  • Suspense fiction
  • France
Label
Mr hire's engagement, Georges Simenon ; translated by Anna Moschovakis
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn922688536
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780698194120
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
44A1668B-5187-4102-9709-2AF85963B48C
System control number
(OCoLC)922688536
Label
Mr hire's engagement, Georges Simenon ; translated by Anna Moschovakis
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn922688536
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698194120
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
44A1668B-5187-4102-9709-2AF85963B48C
System control number
(OCoLC)922688536

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