The Man Who Watched Trains Go By by Simenon

This is a roman durs, or hard novel.  Which is not to say that is is difficult reading, it’s not, rather that it is about a hard life.  Roman durs, at least the ones by Simenon that I have read, are about lives led on the wrong side of the tracks, typically criminal in some aspect.  They do not end happily. They are a dark sub-set … Continue reading The Man Who Watched Trains Go By by Simenon