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The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar (Hardcover)
by Maurice LeBlanc




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Herein chronicles the exploits and adventures of Ars ne Lupin, a burglar who blends effortlessly into high society, adapting a gentlemanly persona as a cover for his criminal misdeeds. This classic crime caper established the antihero character of Ars ne Lupin, who is the archetypal gentleman thief. A master of disguise, Lupin demonstrates an effortless ability to transition between high society and his actual profession of burglar. Charming and dapper to a fault, Lupin appears to his contemporaries as the consummate embodiment of a refined gent. Using his wit, cunning and numerous connections in the upper reaches of the social strata, Lupin orchestrates a number of thefts which leave Parisian society stunned and flabbergasted. In this story Lupin steals a number of motor cars - at the time a rare, expensive and cumbersome haul - and a treasured family heirloom pendant. Originally written and published in French, this novel was swiftly translated to English.

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Overview

Herein chronicles the exploits and adventures of Ars ne Lupin, a burglar who blends effortlessly into high society, adapting a gentlemanly persona as a cover for his criminal misdeeds. This classic crime caper established the antihero character of Ars ne Lupin, who is the archetypal gentleman thief. A master of disguise, Lupin demonstrates an effortless ability to transition between high society and his actual profession of burglar. Charming and dapper to a fault, Lupin appears to his contemporaries as the consummate embodiment of a refined gent. Using his wit, cunning and numerous connections in the upper reaches of the social strata, Lupin orchestrates a number of thefts which leave Parisian society stunned and flabbergasted. In this story Lupin steals a number of motor cars - at the time a rare, expensive and cumbersome haul - and a treasured family heirloom pendant. Originally written and published in French, this novel was swiftly translated to English.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781387900343
  • ISBN-10: 138790034X
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publish Date: June 2018
  • Page Count: 132
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.44 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.81 pounds


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