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Victor de la brigade mondaine (Arsène Lupin #19)

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Title:Victor de la brigade mondaine (Arsène Lupin #19)
Author:
Leblanc, Maurice   
(13 of 13 for author by title)
The Mélamare Mystery (Arsène Lupin Eng. #18)
Published:   1933
Language:French
Tags:fiction, mystery, Arsène Lupin (Fictional character)
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Avant le vol des bons de la Défense nationale et les assassinats qui suivirent, la renommée de Victor, de la Brigade mondaine, n’excédait pas le cercle restreint de ses chefs et de ses collègues.

Il fallut pour le mettre en évidence, qu’apparût brusquement en face de lui cet extraordinaire, ce formidable personnage d’Arsène Lupin, qui allait donner à cette ténébreuse affaire sa signification et son intérêt spécial. Les qualités déjà remarquables du vieil inspecteur furent portées à leur paroxysme par le prodigieux adversaire que lui opposaient les circonstances. C’est leur lutte sournoise, ardente, implacable, poursuivie dans l’ombre d’abord, puis en pleine clarté, que nous raconte Victor, de la Brigade mondaine. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Leblanc, Maurice

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Maurice Marie Émile Leblanc (11 November 1864 – 6 November 1941) was a French novelist and writer of short stories, known primarily as the creator of the fictional gentleman thief and detective Arsène Lupin, often described as a French counterpart to Arthur Conan Doyle's creation Sherlock Holmes.

Leblanc was largely considered little more than a writer of short stories for various French periodicals when the first Arsène Lupin story appeared in a series of short stories serialized in the magazine Je Sais Tout, starting in No. 6, dated 15 July 1905. Clearly created at editorial request under the influence of, and in reaction to, the wildly successful Sherlock Holmes stories, the roguish and glamorous Lupin was a surprise success and Leblanc's fame and fortune beckoned. In total, Leblanc went on to write twenty-one Lupin novels or collections of short stories.

By 1907 Leblanc had graduated to writing full-length Lupin novels, and the reviews and sales were so good that Leblanc effectively dedicated the rest of his career to working on the Lupin stories. Like Conan Doyle, who often appeared embarrassed or hindered by the success of Sherlock Holmes and seemed to regard his success in the field of crime fiction as a detraction from his more "respectable" literary ambitions, Leblanc also appeared to have resented Lupin's success. Several times, he tried to create other characters, such as private eye Jim Barnett, but eventually merged them with Lupin. He continued to pen Lupin tales well into the 1930s.

Leblanc also wrote two notable science fiction novels: Les Trois Yeux (1919), in which a scientist makes televisual contact with three-eyed Venusians, and Le Formidable Evènement (1920), in which an earthquake creates a new landmass between England and France.

Marie Émile Maurice Leblanc est un écrivain français né à Rouen, et mort à Perpignan. Auteur de nombreux romans policiers et d’aventures, il est le créateur du célèbre personnage d’Arsène Lupin, le gentleman-cambrioleur.

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