Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief by Maurice LeBlanc
Trade paperback format. Introduction and notes by Michael Sims
The inspiration for the new Netflix series, Lupin, starring Omar Sy
A curated collection of the very best adventures of Arsène Lupin, France’s most famous gentleman thief
The poor and the innocent have nothing to fear from Lupin; often they profit from his spontaneous generosity. The rich and powerful, and the detective who tries 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 a gentleman burglar turned detective, and the most entertaining criminal genius in literature.
These stories – the best of the Lupin series, including “The Queen’s Necklace” and “Arsène Lupin in Prison”– are outrageous and witty, for the full enjoyment of those who love masters of disguise, extraordinary heists, and the panache found with Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, Ocean’s Eleven and Lupin.
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