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Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 3 Juneat The lock and the lockkeeper’s house at Dizy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Simenon apparently writes about his experiences with the film industry in one of his autobiographical books, Point Virgule. There still is no real road to lock. She had been strangled, and was still wearing her jewellery, pointing to a crime of passion.

The doctor goes overseas and returns years later as an inarticulate bargehand, one of Simenon’s innumerable dropouts. Un crime en Hollande – Maigret in Holland. He needed to trudge through the mud, along the tow path, until he reached the lock, which was at two kilometers from Dizy. The village of Dizy is situated in the department of the Marne at about Km 87mi east of Paris.

In reality the lock of Dizy is 15 instead of It is noteworthy that the number of the lock does not correspond with the number in the novel. The woman is identified as Mary Lampson, wife of an English “milord” travelling through France on his yacht, the Southern Cross. Then, by chance, he found his former wife and killed her.

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It is a small community 1. The tow path with in the background the lock and the lock keeper’s house. From the beginning, Maigret realises that few craft along the canal remain in one place for long, especially with fifteen locks to negotiate, so he resorts in following their progress by taking to the towpath on a borrowed bicycle. Assouline, p In an article entitled “For ve Against the Police Novel”, [Robert] Brasillach compared Simenon to Malherbe, raved about the power with which he prvoidence a canal in Le Charretier de la “Providence”chardetier the portrait of decay and degradation in L’Affaire Saint-Fiacreand called Maigret the Monsieur Bergson of the police novel.


But in the end he criticized Simenon for neglecting the action Assouline, p In a quote which might refer directly to Le Charretier de la “Providence”Simenon said: Solving the crime and finding pathos, Maigret displays his characteristic sympathy for a technical criminal, who dies at the end, obviating any legal questions of criminal justice.

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Properly speaking the village has no role whatsoever in the story. He didn’t see anything unusual. Jean Darchambaux appears to be a former physician who peovidence his rich aunt to satisfy the luxurious tastes of his wife. The locks lx the canal are computer operated and the lockkeeper, who still lives in the house at lock of Dizy, is now responsible for all the sluices along the canal.

In one of his articles in Une France inconnue ou L’Aventure entre deux berges – An unknown France or The Adventure provvidence two banks – published in in the magazine “Vu”Simenon writes: Le charretier de la Providence Maigret meets a milord – 9. I suspect it’s not The canal is rather wide but the locks are only about 4 meters.

The Lock at Dizy with pleasure craft. Yet, trudging through the mud from Dizy to the lock isn’t needed anymore.

Le charretier de la providence

The matter gets even more complicated. So, it is possible, even likely, that also on the spot depicted in the novel there was a bar annex grocery store. The Strange Case of Peter the Lett. Accident brings him in contact with his beloved, whom he murders. When a second member of the Southern Cross’s party is murdered, Maigret has to uncover the secrets of all concerned, including the mild-mannered carter of the Providence.


La nuit du carrefour. Maybe some of the more expert contributors out there have some ideas on this? At the end it must have been a kind of dance hall.

It would have been easy to put words in the mouths of people like myself. The Death of Monsieur Gallet.

Maigret of the Month: Le charretier de la Providence

Simenon discovered these surroundings in during one provifence his first journeys through France with his small boat “Le Ginette” in the company of his wife Tiggy and the servant girl Boule see Travel Log – Dizy. Three bar-grocers where fuel oil is sold Views Read Edit View history.

Analysis of the locality. Maigret of the Month: Sir Lampson, the owner of the yacht and husband of the victim Mary and his boatswain Willy attract Maigret’s suspicions.

Maigret is sent to investigate the murder of a woman at the lock 14 nearby the village of Dizy. In se company of his horses Jean dies as a result of his wounds, surrounded by the almost maternal affection of Hortense Canelle, the bargeman’s wife, and the moved empathy of Maigret.

The canal setting allows Simenon to activate his recent observations and enthusiasms, transferring them to Maigret, who noses out the secret by absorbing l canal-life atmosphere.