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/ siməˈnɔ̃ /
Georges (Jo·seph Chris·tian) [zhawrzh zhoh-zefkrees-tyan], /ʒɔrʒ ʒoʊˈzɛf krisˈtyɛ̃/, 1903–1989, French writer of detective novels, born in Belgium.
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How to use Simenon in a sentence
“Novelist and not writer and even less a man of letters,” Georges Simenon said of a title he well deserved.
Simenon is now, 20 years since his death, enjoying a renaissance—not as a popular novelist, but as a critical darling.
On the Simenon bookshelf, it stands alone, anomalous, and awkwardly aloof.
It is pleasant enough to swim in these waters, but with Simenon it is always much pleasanter to drown.
British Dictionary definitions for Simenon
/ (ˈsɪmənɒn, French simnɔ̃) /
Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1903–89, Belgian novelist. He wrote over two hundred novels, including the detective series featuring Maigret
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