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A successful middle-aged man disappears from Paris. But sometime later, he is seen in Rivera, where is he found keeping company with drunkards, pimps, and thieves.
What makes this book stand out?
The writer had faced obsession, and his thoughts are crystal clear in this book. A must read from the list of Georges Simenon popular novels.
Read it for
The story shows the reader what obsession does to a person’s life, especially the unattended ones- the ones we try so hard to suppress.
Don't read it for
As most Georges Simenon books, this book is set in a pleasant environment, but towards the end of the book it becomes undeniable dark.