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Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar (1907)

by Maurice Leblanc

Other authors: Michael Sims (Editor)

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Series: Arsène Lupin (1)

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The first entry in Maurice LeBlance's long-running series about France's hero-thief Arsene Lupin.
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A series of exploits told by the gentleman burglar himself (and then retold via the narrator/his friend), in which he pulls off impressive thefts in cool disguises, cleverly eludes the coppers at every turn, and charms the heck out of everyone around him. Think Sherlock Holmes, but on the other side of the crime, and French. In other words, this one was a hoot. Definitely recommended. ( )
  electrascaife | Sep 26, 2018 |
4.25

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  Pashii | Aug 28, 2017 |
A rakish anti-Holmes. ( )
  bensdad00 | Jan 10, 2017 |
Amusing. Good to procrastinate cleaning rooms. ( )
  katcoviello | Sep 21, 2016 |
Hello? Is anybody here? Anybody?

Wow.

Okay so now I'm thinking, what's the point of leaving a review? None, I guess. But then I do have the place all to myself, nice! Man, I'm going back here whenever I need a break. It's so quiet, I almost hate to leave... ( )
  Garrison0550 | May 10, 2016 |
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Maurice Leblancprimary authorall editionscalculated
Sims, MichaelEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jepson, EdgarTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Morehead, GeorgeTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Teixeira de Mattos, AlexanderTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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To Pierre Lafitte.

My Dear Friend:
You have thrust me upon a route where I never believed that I would venture, and in which I have found so much pleasure and literary allurement that it seems but just to inscribe your name at the head of this volume, and thereby prove to you my sentiments of affectionate and faithful gratitude.
M. L.
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The strangest of journeys! And yet it had begun so well! (de Mattos translation)
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This is the original collection of nine short stories gathered under the title "Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar", do not combine with the Penguin anthology with a similar title, or other collections with different contents.

Do not combine with Arsene Lupin by Edgar Jepson which is a novelisation of a play.
This is a comic book adaptation for young readers.
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I. The Arrest of Arsène Lupin

II. Arsène Lupin in Prison

III. The Escape of Arsène Lupin

IV. The Mysterious Traveller

V. The Queen's Necklace

VI. The Seven of Hearts

VII. Madame Imbert's Safe

VIII. The Black Pearl

IX. Sherlock Holmes Arrives Too Late
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