Maurice Leblanc


Born
in Rouen, Normandy, France
November 10, 1864

Died
November 06, 1941

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Maurice Leblanc (1864 - 1941) was a French novelist, best known as the creator of gentleman thief (later detective) Arsène Lupin.

Leblanc began as a journalist, until he was asked to write a short story filler, and created, more gallant and dashing than English counterpart Sherlock Holmes.

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Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thi...

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L'aiguille creuse

3.97 avg rating — 1,691 ratings — published 1909 — 147 editions
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Arsène Lupin versus Herlock...

3.79 avg rating — 1,697 ratings — published 1908 — 185 editions
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4.02 avg rating — 776 ratings — published 1910 — 80 editions
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The Crystal Stopper (Arsène...

3.99 avg rating — 628 ratings — published 1912 — 108 editions
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The Confessions of Arsène L...

4.07 avg rating — 569 ratings — published 1913 — 83 editions
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La Comtesse de Cagliostro (...

3.92 avg rating — 497 ratings — published 1924 — 39 editions
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The Eight Strokes of the Cl...

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L'île aux trente cercueils

3.82 avg rating — 373 ratings — published 1919 — 54 editions
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Arsène Lupin in the Teeth o...

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“La pendule égrenait le chapelet infini des secondes.”
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“I do my thieving indoors; you do yours on the Stock Exchange.”
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“What a pity that I am not an honest man!”
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