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Pedigree is Georges Simenons longest, most unlikely, and most adventurous novel, the book that is increasingly seen to lie at the heart of his outsize achievement as a chronicler of modern self and society. In the early 1940s, Simenon began work on a memoir of his Belgian childhood. He showed the initial pages to André Gide, who urged him to turn them into a novel. The result was, Simenon later quipped, a book in which everything is true but nothing is accurate. Spanning the years from the beginning of the century, with its political instability and terrorist threats, to the end of the First World War in 1918, Pedigree is an epic of everyday existence in all its messy unfinished intensity and density, a story about the coming-of-age of a precocious and curious

boy and the coming to be of the modern world.

About the Author

Georges Simenon (1903–1989) is the author of The Widow, The Engagement, The Strangers in the House, Red Lights, The Man Who Watched Trains Go By, Tropic Moon, Monsieur Monde Vanishes, Dirty Snow, and Three Bedrooms in Manhattan, all available from NYRB Classics.

Robert Baldick (1927–1972) was a Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford, a joint editor of Penguin Classics, and one of Britains leading French scholars.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590173510
Author:
Simenon, Georges
Publisher:
New York Review of Books
Translator:
Baldick, Robert
Introduction by:
Sante, Luc
Introduction:
Sante, Luc
Author:
Baldick, Robert
Author:
Sante, Luc
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
Boys - Belgium
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
New York Review Books Classics
Publication Date:
20100731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
7.94x5.32x1.22 in. 1.26 lbs.

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