Bio: Maurice Leblanc was born in Rouen, France, the son of a wealthy shipping owner. He studied law but chose to become a pulp crime writer and police reporter. Arsène Lupin brought him a degree of international fame rivaled only by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes. He died in Perpignan on November 6, 1941.
The First Three Novels About the Original "Lupin" - the Famous French Gentleman-Burglar! Both fans of the anime and manga Lupin and devotes of classic Victorian mysteries will want to read the trio of Gallic thrillers that introduced the first fictional Lupin, the greatest gentleman-thief of an era that specialized in tales glamorous jewel thieves. In his day, Lupin rivalled pulp heroes such as The Lone Wolf, Raffles and other notorious Gentleman Thieves for popularity; but there's a Gallic soph... more info>>