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Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Burglar

Maurice Leblanc

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Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Burglar is the first collection of stories by Maurice Leblanc, featuring the gentleman thief and master of disguise, Arsène Lupin. The book contains nine short stories including: The Arrest of Arsène Lupin (in which Lupin boards a ship in order to steal from the passengers); Arsène Lupin in Prison (in which Lupin sends a letter to a Baron, telling him to send his valuables or he will steal them); The Escape of Arsène Lupin (in which Lupin outsmarts officials who believe he is planning an escape from prison); The Mysterious Traveller; The Queen’s Necklace; The Seven of Hearts; Madame Imbert’s Safe; The Black Pearl; and, Sherlock Holmes Arrives Too Late. The mention of Sherlock Holmes was changed to 'Herlock Sholmes' in subsequent publications after legal objections from Arthur Conan Doyle.

№ 1 in the Arsène Lupin series.

This book has 109 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1907. This translation by George Morehead was first published in 1910.

Production notes: This e-book of Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Burglar was published by Global Grey on the 12th November 2021. The artwork used for the cover is 'Chez Tortoni' by Édouard Manet.

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