Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Thief

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Penguin, Mar 27, 2007 - Fiction - 304 pages
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Leblanc's creation, gentleman thief Arsène Lupin, is everything you would expect from a French aristocrat - witty, charming, brilliant, sly ... and possibly the greatest thief in the world.
 

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Review: Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief (Arsène Lupin #1)

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OK, so this is a novelisation of a play, and, as such, reading it is very much like watching a filmed play as opposed to a film. No less entertaining for that, say I, if the play is any good - and ... Read full review

Review: Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief (Arsène Lupin #1)

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This book is called "Arsene Lupin, the Gentlemen Thief" by Maurice Leblanc. It is about Lupin, the thief. There are several chapters in this book and every chapter has different story. So each story ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
Suggestions for Further Reading
Arsène Lupin GentlemanThief
THE ARREST OF ARSÈNE LUPIN
ARSÈNE LUPIN IN PRISON
THE ESCAPE OF ARSÈNE LUPIN
THE MYSTERIOUS RAILWAY PASSENGER
THE QUEENS NECKLACE
THE WEDDINGRING
THE RED SILK SCARF
EDITH SWANNECK
ON THE TOP OF THE TOWER1
THÉRÈSE AND GERMAINE
AT THE SIGN OF MERCURY
Notes
Acknowledgments

SHERLOCK HOLMES ARRIVES TOO LATE
FLASHES OF SUNLIGHT

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Michael Sims has edited two other collections for Penguin Classics: The Annotated Archy and Mehitable and Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Thief. His research for the latter inspired The Penguin Book of Gaslight Crime. His most recent non-fiction book is Apollo's Fire: A Journey through the Extraordinary Wonders of an Ordinary Day, which National Public Radio chose as one of the Best Science Books of 2007. He is also the author of Adam's Navel: A Natural and Cultural History of the Human Form, which was a New York Times Notable Book and a Library Journal Best Science Book; and Darwin's Orchestra: An Almanac of Nature in History and the Arts. His writing has appeared in New Statesman, Gourmet, Orion, the Washington Post, and many other periodicals in the United States and abroad. Learn more at www.michaelsimsbooks.com.

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