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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 reveals himself wrongfully accused of homicide, and needs to locate the genuine killer to transparent his identify. Maurice Marie Émile Leblanc used to be born on eleventh November 1864 in Rouen, Normandy, France. He was once a novelist and author of brief tales, identified essentially because the author 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 nations and throwing in the towel of legislations college, he settled in Paris and started to jot down fiction. From the beginning, Leblanc wrote either brief crime tales and longer novels – and his lengthier tomes, seriously motivated by way of writers similar to Flaubert and Maupassant, have been severely famous, yet met with little advertisement good fortune. Leblanc used to be mostly thought of little greater than a author of brief tales for numerous French periodicals whilst the 1st Arsène Lupin tale seemed. It used to be released as a sequence of news within the journal 'Je Sais Trout', beginning on fifteenth July, 1905. in actual fact created at editorial request below the effect of, and in response to, the wildly winning Sherlock Holmes tales, the roguish and glamorous Lupin was once a shock luck and Leblanc's status 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 at the present time is a museum devoted to the Arsène Lupin books. Leblanc was once provided the Légion d'Honneur - the top ornament in France - for his providers 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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