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

3.94 avg rating — 2,041 ratings — published 1909 — 222 editions
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Arsène Lupin versus Herlock...

3.77 avg rating — 2,070 ratings — published 1908 — 247 editions
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The Crystal Stopper (Arsène...

3.97 avg rating — 757 ratings — published 1912 — 173 editions
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The Confessions of Arsène L...

4.04 avg rating — 673 ratings — published 1913 — 168 editions
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La Comtesse de Cagliostro (...

3.91 avg rating — 595 ratings — published 1924 — 49 editions
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The Eight Strokes of the Cl...

3.96 avg rating — 550 ratings — published 1923 — 153 editions
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L'île aux trente cercueils

3.80 avg rating — 448 ratings — published 1919 — 78 editions
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Arsène Lupin in the Teeth o...

4.01 avg rating — 422 ratings — published 1920 — 127 editions
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“La pendule égrenait le chapelet infini des secondes.”
Maurice Leblanc, Arsène Lupin, Gentleman cambrioleur

“What a pity that I am not an honest man!”
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“Arsène Lupin, the eccentric gentleman who operates only in the chateaux and salons, and who, one night, entered the residence of Baron Schormann, but emerged empty-handed, leaving, however, his card on which he had scribbled these words: “Arsène Lupin, gentleman-burglar, will return when the furniture is genuine.”
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