Maurice Leblanc

Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief
  • Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief

  • The inspiration for the new Netflix series, Lupin, starring Omar Sy

    A selection of the very best adventures of Arsène Lupin, France's most famous gentleman thief

    The poor and the innocent have nothing to fear from suave trickster and master of disguise Lupin; often they profit from his spontaneous generosity. The rich and powerful, and those who try to spoil his fun, however, must beware. They are the target of Lupin's mischief. With plans that frequently evolve into elaborate plots, Lupin is the most entertaining criminal genius in literature.

    These stories include 'The Queen's Necklace' and 'Arsène Lupin in Prison'

Maurice Leblanc (1864-1941) French author and journalist, was the creator of Arsène Lupin, master of disguises, the French gentleman-thief turned detective. Leblanc was a very prolific writer - he published over sixty novels and short stories. Michael Sims is the author of Adam's Navel: A Natural and Cultural History of the Human Form, and Darwin's Orchestra: An Almanac of Nature in History and the Arts.

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