By Georges Simenon
«La toute première prise de touch entre le commissaire Maigret et le mort, avec qui il allait vivre des semaines durant dans l. a. plus déroutante des intimités, eut lieu le 21 juin 1930 en des circonstances à los angeles fois banales, pénibles et inoubliables.
Inoubliables surtout parce que, depuis une semaine, los angeles Police judiciaire recevait word sur notice annonçant le passage à Paris du roi d'Espagne pour le 21 et rappelant les mesures à prendre en pareil cas.
Or, le directeur de los angeles P.J. était à Prague, où il assistait à un congrès de police scientifique. Le sous-directeur avait été appelé dans sa villa de los angeles côte normande par l. a. maladie d'un de ses gosses.
Maigret était le plus ancien des commissaires et devait s'occuper de tout, par une chaleur suffocante[...]»
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But the Pied Piper won’t go along with that, Lucas thought bitterly as he felt the wheels of the plane begin to lift. Either we collect the cash tonight, or we’re stuck with no money and a kidnapping rap if we get caught. It was a short flight, just long enough to get out over the ocean a few miles, hold the yoke firm with his knees, reduce his speed, struggle to get his hands around the box, position it on his lap, carefully open the door, and give the box a shove. He watched its descent. The ocean was gray and choppy.