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  • Maurice Leblanc

    « L'éclat d'obus » est un roman de Maurice Leblanc publié en 1915|puis remanié et republié en 1923. « L'éclat d'obus » est un roman un peu à part dans l'œuvre de Maurice Leblanc puisque|d'abord conçu comme un grand roman patriotique|c'est aussi un roman d'espionnage mais surtout parce que Leblanc a décidé d'inclure Arsène Lupin huit ans plus tard lors de sa réécriture|ne serait-ce que pour une fugitive apparition de deux pages|laquelle pourtant éclaire le roman d'un regard...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Arsène Lupin, gentleman-cambrioleur est un recueil de nouvelles écrites par Maurice Leblanc et contant les aventures d’Arsène Lupin. La première nouvelle de ce recueil a été publié en juillet 1905 dans le journal Je sais tout. Il s’agissait de la première nouvelle mettant en œuvre Arsène Lupin. Celle-ci ayant du succès, Maurice Leblanc est encouragé à écrire la suite, en plusieurs nouvelles. Ce qui sera fait jusqu’en 1907. (Résumé par...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Au cours d'un cambriolage chez le député Daubrecq|un crime est commis et deux complices d' Arsène Lupin sont arrêtés par la police. L'un est coupable du crime|l'autre innocent mais les deux seront condamnés à mort. Arsène Lupin va s'employer à délivrer la victime de l'erreur judiciaire|mais il devra lutter contre le député Daubrecq|maître-chanteur sans scrupule|qui détient un document compromettant|dissimulé dans un bouchon en cristal. Le Bouchon de cristal est un roman policier de Maurice Leblanc mettant en scène les aventures d' Arsène Lupin|gentleman-cambrioleur. Ce roman parut en feuilleton dans Le Journal|de septembre à novembre 1912. Le volume sortira en librairie...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    A contemporary of Arthur Conan Doyle, Maurice Leblanc (1864-1941) was the creator of the character of gentleman thief Arsène Lupin who, in France, has enjoyed a popularity as long-lasting and considerable as Sherlock Holmes in the English-speaking world. This is the delightful first of twenty volumes in the Arsène Lupin series written by Leblanc himself. In an unprecedented act of literary pastiche and cross-over, Sherlock Holmes and Lupin actually meet, briefly in this first volume, and more substantially in the next. But after legal objections from Conan Doyle, the name was changed to "Herlock Sholmes." (adapted from Wikipedia by...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Arsene Lupin: one of the most famous and intriguing figures of French detective literature. He was created by Maurice Leblanc, a brilliant journalist, writer and storyteller, and is the hero of a total of 24 books, novels and short stories alike. The fictional gentleman thief is a master of disguise, a criminal genius and a moral figure well-set in righting a few wrongs himself when Justice can't be bothered. "The Extraordinary Life of Arsene Lupin in Prison", as per the original title, opens with a letter from Lupin to Baron Nathan Cahorn. Lupin demands the wealthy Baron send him several of his most precious valuables, or else... he will come and take everything. But Lupin is incarcerated...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Arsene Lupin: one of the most famous and intriguing figures of French detective literature. He was created by Maurice Leblanc, a brilliant journalist, writer and storyteller, and is the hero of a total of 24 books, novels and short stories alike. The fictional gentleman thief is a master of disguise, a criminal genius and a moral figure well-set in righting a few wrongs himself when Justice can't be bothered. It is learned that famous thief Arsene Lupin has made it aboard a ship bound for America. The ship's guests, led by Bernard d'Andrezy, try to weed out the thief with the information they have on him. Anyone mong the elegant crew could be the criminal, and a woman's necklace just went...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Arsene Lupin: one of the most famous and intriguing figures of French detective literature. He was created by Maurice Leblanc, a brilliant journalist, writer and storyteller, and is the hero of a total of 24 books, novels and short stories alike. The fictional gentleman thief is a master of disguise, a criminal genius and a moral figure well-set in righting a few wrongs himself when Justice can't be bothered. Lupin is incarcerated in the famous La Sante Prison in Paris, where he claims he won't be able to attend his own trial, as when the time comes, he will be long gone! Detective Ganimard and his men are well-determined to prevent his escape. But Lupin is a true artist... This series of...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Arsene Lupin: one of the most famous and intriguing figures of French detective literature. He was created by Maurice Leblanc, a brilliant journalist, writer and storyteller, and is the hero of a total of 24 books, novels and short stories alike. The fictional gentleman thief is a master of disguise, a criminal genius and a moral figure well-set in righting a few wrongs himself when Justice can't be bothered. Arsene Lupin is traveling under an alias when he gets attacked and robbed by a mysterious thief. The police is under strong suspicion that the thief is the wanted Lupin. The real one will have to go along with the detectives in search of the impostor... This series of audiobooks...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Arsene Lupin: one of the most famous and intriguing figures of French detective literature. He was created by Maurice Leblanc, a brilliant journalist, writer and storyteller, and is the hero of a total of 24 books, novels and short stories alike. The fictional gentleman thief is a master of disguise, a criminal genius and a moral figure well-set in righting a few wrongs himself when Justice can't be bothered. Fear and scandal in the French aristocracy: the "Queen's necklace" has disappeared! This priceless work of art was said to have been presented to Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France, in 1785, and it was kept by the Dreux-Soubise family for four generations. Its inexplicable...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Arsene Lupin: one of the most famous and intriguing figures of French detective literature. He was created by Maurice Leblanc, a brilliant journalist, writer and storyteller, and is the hero of a total of 24 books, novels and short stories alike. The fictional gentleman thief is a master of disguise, a criminal genius and a moral figure well-set in righting a few wrongs himself when Justice can't be bothered. This gripping tale begins with a mysterious message: "From the moment you open this letter, whatever happens, whatever you may hear, do not move, do not utter one cry. Otherwise you are doomed." This is the beginning of a very strange tale, in which Arsene Lupin will have to prove...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Arsene Lupin: one of the most famous and intriguing figures of French detective literature. He was created by Maurice Leblanc, a brilliant journalist, writer and storyteller, and is the hero of a total of 24 books, novels and short stories alike. The fictional gentleman thief is a master of disguise, a criminal genius and a moral figure well-set in righting a few wrongs himself when Justice can't be bothered. Arsene Lupin has set himself a challenge: to rob Madame Imbert's safe, in which are kept millions. The Imberts are a tough pair, their private mansion is a fortress, and Madame Imbert keeps the only key on her person at all times. This is a case for one master thief. This series of...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Arsene Lupin: one of the most famous and intriguing figures of French detective literature. He was created by Maurice Leblanc, a brilliant journalist, writer and storyteller, and is the hero of a total of 24 books, novels and short stories alike. The fictional gentleman thief is a master of disguise, a criminal genius and a moral figure well-set in righting a few wrongs himself when Justice can't be bothered. Leontine Zalti was once immensely rich and famous, and the greatest jewelers treated her as a queen. Today, nothing is left of her immense fortune, save for one black pearl, her prize and passion. This is a challenge Arsene Lupin cannot resist. But he's in for a surprise... This...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    On the top of the tower is a short story in the « The Eight Strokes of the Clock » collection of eight short stories by Maurice Leblanc. Their main character: Arsene Lupin, the beloved gentleman thief, one of the most famous characters of the detective genre. All eight stories are independent but brought together by a leading thread. Posing as Prince Renine, Lupin uses his legendary wit to free a young woman from a tedious destiny before having her make him a promise: she will become his bride if together, they manage to solve seven other mysteries before the eighth stroke of the clock, three months from then. This adventure will lead them from fearsome foes to tricky riddles, each more...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    The water bottle is a short story in the « The Eight Strokes of the Clock » collection of eight short stories by Maurice Leblanc. Their main character: Arsene Lupin, the beloved gentleman thief, one of the most famous characters of the detective genre. All eight stories are independent but brought together by a leading thread. Posing as Prince Renine, Lupin uses his legendary wit to free a young woman from a tedious destiny before having her make him a promise: she will become his bride if together, they manage to solve seven other mysteries before the eighth stroke of the clock, three months from then. This adventure will lead them from fearsome foes to tricky riddles, each more...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Therese and Germaine is a short story in the « The Eight Strokes of the Clock » collection of eight short stories by Maurice Leblanc. Their main character: Arsene Lupin, the beloved gentleman thief, one of the most famous characters of the detective genre. All eight stories are independent but brought together by a leading thread. Posing as Prince Renine, Lupin uses his legendary wit to free a young woman from a tedious destiny before having her make him a promise: she will become his bride if together, they manage to solve seven other mysteries before the eighth stroke of the clock, three months from then. This adventure will lead them from fearsome foes to tricky riddles, each more...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    The Tell-Tale Film is a short story in the « The Eight Strokes of the Clock » collection of eight short stories by Maurice Leblanc. Their main character: Arsene Lupin, the beloved gentleman thief, one of the most famous characters of the detective genre. All eight stories are independent but brought together by a leading thread. Posing as Prince Renine, Lupin uses his legendary wit to free a young woman from a tedious destiny before having her make him a promise: she will become his bride if together, they manage to solve seven other mysteries before the eighth stroke of the clock, three months from then. This adventure will lead them from fearsome foes to tricky riddles, each more...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    The Lady with the hatchet is a short story in the « The Eight Strokes of the Clock » collection of eight short stories by Maurice Leblanc. Their main character: Arsene Lupin, the beloved gentleman thief, one of the most famous characters of the detective genre. All eight stories are independent but brought together by a leading thread. Posing as Prince Renine, Lupin uses his legendary wit to free a young woman from a tedious destiny before having her make him a promise: she will become his bride if together, they manage to solve seven other mysteries before the eighth stroke of the clock, three months from then. This adventure will lead them from fearsome foes to tricky riddles, each...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Arsène Lupin ? Ce Robin des Bois moderne met son intelligence, sa force physique et son sang-froid au secours de « l'innocence persécutée ». C'est également un homme élégant et séducteur, très apprécié des femmes. Il sait se montrer d'une ironie inégalable à l'égard des forces de l'ordre et de ses rivaux (principalement l'inspecteur Ganimard et le détective britannique Herlock Sholmès (parodie de Sherlock Holmes). Son côté enfantin aussi bien qu'une face plus sombre, un caractère à la fois séduisant, torturé et mystérieux, lui ont assuré son succès auprès de nombreux lecteurs. Dans cette aventure, Lupin affronte avec humour et brio le brillant détective Herlock...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Maurice Leblanc, le créateur d'Arsène Lupin, est né le 11 novembre 1864 à Rouen et est décédé le 6 novembre 1941 à Perpignan. Les exploits d'Arsène Lupin se déroulent principalement à Paris et dans le pays de Caux, en Normandie : Étretat et le trésor des rois de France, Tancarville, le passage souterrain de Jumièges devant mener au trésor médiéval des abbayes... Nouvelles : L'arrestation d'Arsène Lupin / Arsène Lupin en prison / L'Évasion d'Arsène Lupin / Le Mystérieux voyageur / Le Collier de la reine / Le Coffre-fort de madame Imbert / Sherlock Holmès arrive trop tard / La Perle noire / Le Sept de...read more

  • Maurice Leblanc

    Arsene Lupin: one of the most famous and intriguing figures of French detective literature. He was created by Maurice Leblanc, a brilliant journalist, writer and storyteller, and is the hero of a total of 24 books, novels and short stories alike. The fictional gentleman thief is a master of disguise, a criminal genius and a moral figure well-set in righting a few wrongs himself when Justice can't be bothered. "The Extraordinary Life of Arsène Lupin in Prison", as per the original title, opens with a letter from Lupin to Baron Nathan Cahorn. Lupin demands the wealthy Baron send him several of his most precious valuables, or else... he will come and take everything. But Lupin is...read more