Georges Simenon, best known for Maigret, published scores of other novels, often tough, gripping and psychologically-penetrating stories like this tragic tale of a bookseller whose wife goes missing. When Gina fails to come home one night, Jonas Milk tells his inquisitive neighbours that she's visiting a friend. But the gossips in this small country town know Gina has been having flagrant affairs and when it becomes clear that she's disappeared the bookseller is drawn into a nightmare of police enquiries and painful discoveries. Dramatised by Ronald Frame.
Supt Devaux....CRAWFORD LOGAN
Fredo/Le Bouc....KENNY BLYTH
Other parts played by the cast.
Producer/director Bruce Young.
When a bookseller's wife goes missing, his neighbours suspect the worst.