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Maigret Sets a Trap

Originally published  1955
Author  Georges Simenon
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Adaptations  Maigret Sets a Trap (1958)
Similar  Georges Simenon books, Jules Maigret books, Other books

Maigret sets a trap

Maigret Sets a Trap (French: Maigret tend un piège) is a 1955 detective novel by the Belgian novelist Georges Simenon featuring his fictional character Jules Maigret.


Maigret sets a trap for a serial killer, hoping to lure him into error.


  • It was adapted as a 1958 film, entitled "Maigret Sets a Trap" with Jean Gabin as Maigret
  • An episode for the 1960s BBC television series Maigret with Rupert Davies as Maigret (s03e12).
  • An episode for the 1992 ITV television series Maigret with Michael Gambon as Maigret (s01e06).
  • In France, Bruno Cremer, who played Maigret in 54 adaptations during 1991–2005, adapted this story in 1996 (s1e26).
  • The first episode of ITV's second Maigret 'reboot', the 2016 series Maigret with Rowan Atkinson as Maigret.
  • References

    Maigret Sets a Trap Wikipedia

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