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    The Man Who Watched The Trains Go By

    By: Georges Simenon

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    ISBN
    9780141187679
    Date Released
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    Other
    Pages
    224
     

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    Known in the little Dutch town of Groningen as a respectable family man, Kees Popinga is the managing clerk of a reputed shipping firm. But when the company collapses under dubious circumstances just before Christmas, taking all his money with it, something snaps in Popinga's mind. From the shell of this model citizen emerges a calculating paranoiac, capable of random acts of violence-even murder.

    The fugitive Popinga makes his way to Paris, playing a bizarre game of cat and mouse with the police-determined to force a hostile world to recognize his newfound criminal genius.

    In 'The Man Who Watched the Trains Go By', Simenon creates a compelling portrait of a man pushed too far, vividly reconstructing the effect on a mind in the spirally grip of madness.

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