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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3.89 avg rating — 10,910 ratings — published 1907 — 826 editions
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Arsène Lupin versus Herlock...

3.77 avg rating — 2,820 ratings — published 1908 — 390 editions
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L'Aiguille creuse

3.89 avg rating — 2,491 ratings — published 1909 — 335 editions
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The Crystal Stopper (Arsène...

3.99 avg rating — 947 ratings — published 1912 — 249 editions
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The Confessions of Arsène L...

4.01 avg rating — 836 ratings — published 1913 — 264 editions
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La Comtesse de Cagliostro (...

3.90 avg rating — 678 ratings — published 1924 — 63 editions
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The Eight Strokes of the Cl...

3.94 avg rating — 637 ratings — published 1923 — 193 editions
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L'île aux trente cercueils

3.78 avg rating — 541 ratings — published 1919 — 132 editions
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Arsène Lupin in the Teeth o...

3.97 avg rating — 511 ratings — published 1920 — 184 editions
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