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By Maurice Leblanc

ISBN-10: 1150053550

ISBN-13: 9781150053559

This early paintings via Maurice Leblanc was once initially released in 1910 and we're now republishing it with a new introductory biography. Gentleman thief Arsène Lupin unearths himself wrongfully accused of homicide, and needs to locate the true killer to transparent his identify. Maurice Marie Émile Leblanc used to be born on eleventh November 1864 in Rouen, Normandy, France. He used to be a novelist and author of brief tales, identified essentially because the writer of the fictitious gentleman thief and detective, Arsène Lupin. Leblanc spent his early schooling on the Lycée Pierre Corneille (in Rouen), and after learning in numerous international locations and dropping by the wayside of legislation university, he settled in Paris and started to write down fiction. From the beginning, Leblanc wrote either brief crime tales and longer novels – and his lengthier tomes, seriously prompted by way of writers akin to Flaubert and Maupassant, have been seriously widespread, yet met with little advertisement luck. Leblanc used to be mostly thought of little greater than a author of brief tales for varied French periodicals whilst the 1st Arsène Lupin tale seemed. It was once released as a chain of news within the journal 'Je Sais Trout', beginning on fifteenth July, 1905. essentially created at editorial request less than the effect of, and in response to, the wildly profitable Sherlock Holmes tales, the roguish and glamorous Lupin used to be a shock good fortune and Leblanc's repute and fortune beckoned. In overall, Leblanc went directly to write twenty-one Lupin novels or collections of brief tales. in this luck, he later moved to a stunning country-side retreat in Étreat (in the Haute-Normandie zone in north-western France), which this present day is a museum devoted to the Arsène Lupin books. Leblanc was once provided the Légion d'Honneur - the top ornament in France - for his companies to literature. He died in Perpignan (the capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales division in southern France) on sixth November 1941, on the age of seventy-six. he's buried within the prestigious Montparnasse Cemetery of Paris.

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