The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar
The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar” is a series of detective fiction novels by French author Maurice Leblanc. The series features the titular character Arsène Lupin, a gentleman thief and master of disguise who uses his criminal skills for the greater good, often using them to outsmart corrupt officials and criminals. The novels were first published in the early 20th century and have since been translated into multiple languages.
The series is considered a classic in French literature and is known for its blend of adventure, mystery, and humor. The Arsène Lupin character has been a popular cultural figure, influencing and being referenced in numerous other works, including literature, films, TV series, and video games. Reading the series offers a glimpse into the early 20th century French culture and literature, and it is also an entertaining and thrilling read for fans of detective fiction and adventure novels.