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Some of his trademark features are his pipes, his mixed approach to detecting (at times relying on pure intuition, at times on method) and his tendency to pop into small cafes to have several alcoholic beverages.
As with most protagonists in detective fiction, he is almost always successful. His sidekicks are not clichéd mindless puppets, only there to contrast with the brilliance of Maigret; instead, that rôle is reserved for the public prosecutor .
- Simenon's Maigret (bibliography, statistics, online texts, links)
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