Happily, Penguin have commissioned Magnum photographer Harry Gruyeart to produce new images for each of the books. His photograph for the first book is especially appealing, with a man who could be Maigret wandering along a seafront in end-of-the-world light.
The next five covers are these...
..the last of which nicely echoes this frame from the 1932 Renoir movie of the book.
As yet another example of why stock photos can be a problem, have a look at these books. In each case the image is well chosen and nicely used, but they've ended up looking the same.
|A "funky for young persons" edition of the Bible|
It's also been on a CD:
There's more Simenon cover coverage in these posts.