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The Clique of Gold By Emile Gaboriau
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Émile Gaboriau vers 1850-1860Œuvres... More > principalesmodifier Étienne Émile Gaboriau, né le 9 novembre 1832 à Saujon (Charente-Inférieure) et mort le 28 septembre 1873 à Paris (Seine), est un écrivain français, considéré comme le père du roman policier. Son personnage, l'enquêteur Lecoq, a influencé Conan Doyle pour la création de Sherlock Holmes. Il a lui-même été très influencé par Edgar Allan Poe.Gaboriau exerça divers métiers : clerc d'avoué, hussard en Afrique, chef d'écurie. Il s'engagea dans la cavalerie pour sept ans, mais résilia son contrat rapidement pour gagner Paris, où il rédigea des chroniques pour gagner sa vie. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89mile_Gaboriau< Less
The Count's Millions By Emile Gaboriau
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Émile Gaboriau vers 1850-1860Œuvres... More > principalesmodifier Étienne Émile Gaboriau, né le 9 novembre 1832 à Saujon (Charente-Inférieure) et mort le 28 septembre 1873 à Paris (Seine), est un écrivain français, considéré comme le père du roman policier. Son personnage, l'enquêteur Lecoq, a influencé Conan Doyle pour la création de Sherlock Holmes. Il a lui-même été très influencé par Edgar Allan Poe.Gaboriau exerça divers métiers : clerc d'avoué, hussard en Afrique, chef d'écurie. Il s'engagea dans la cavalerie pour sept ans, mais résilia son contrat rapidement pour gagner Paris, où il rédigea des chroniques pour gagner sa vie. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89mile_Gaboriau< Less
Baron Trigault's Vengeance By Emile Gaboriau
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Émile Gaboriau (November 9, 1832 – September 28,... More > 1873) was a French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction.Gaboriau was born in the small town of Saujon, Charente-Maritime. He became a secretary to Paul Féval, and after publishing some novels and miscellaneous writings, found his real gift in L'Affaire Lerouge (1866).The book, which was Gaboriau's first detective novel, introduced an amateur detective. It also introduced a young police officer named Monsieur Lecoq, who was the hero in three of Gaboriau's later detective novels. The character of Lecoq was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq (1775–1857), whose own memoirs, Les Vrais Mémoires de Vidocq, mixed fiction and fact. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89mile_Gaboriau< Less
Within an Inch of His Life By Emile Gaboriau
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Émile Gaboriau (November 9, 1832 – September 28,... More > 1873) was a French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction.Gaboriau was born in the small town of Saujon, Charente-Maritime. He became a secretary to Paul Féval, and after publishing some novels and miscellaneous writings, found his real gift in L'Affaire Lerouge (1866).The book, which was Gaboriau's first detective novel, introduced an amateur detective. It also introduced a young police officer named Monsieur Lecoq, who was the hero in three of Gaboriau's later detective novels. The character of Lecoq was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq (1775–1857), whose own memoirs, Les Vrais Mémoires de Vidocq, mixed fiction and fact. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89mile_Gaboriau< Less
Within an Inch of His Life By Emile Gaboriau
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Emile Gaboriau was a French writer, novelist, and journalist, and a pioneer of modern detective fiction. Gaboriau was born in the small town of Saujon, Charente-Maritime. He became a secretary to... More > Paul Féval, and after publishing some novels and miscellaneous writings, found his real gift in writing detective fiction and mystery novels. Gaboriau created a young police officer named Monsieur Lecoq, who was the hero in many of Gaboriau's later detective novels. Monsieur Lecoq is considered by many to be the french Sherlock Holmes and Gaboriau's work to rival Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's.< Less
Monsieur Lecoq: Two Illustrated Volumes By Émile Gaboriau
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Monsieur Lecoq is a novel by the nineteenth-century French detective fiction writer Émile Gaboriau, whom André Gide referred to as “the father of all current detective... More > fiction.”. The novel depicts the first case of Monsieur Lecoq, an energetic young policeman who appears in other novels by Gaboriau. Policemen on patrol in a dangerous area of Paris hear a cry coming from the Poivrière bar and go to investigate. There is evidence of a struggle. Two dead men are lying next to the fireplace, another is lying in the middle of the room. A wounded man, who is certainly the murderer, stands in a doorway. Gévrol, the inspector, tells him to give himself up, and he protests his innocence, claiming self-defence. He tries to escape, and when he is caught he cries, “Lost…It is the Prussians who are coming.” The third man, who is wounded, blames Jean Lacheneur for leading him to this place, and vows revenge. He dies shortly afterwards.< Less
Other People's Money By Emile Gaboriau
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The Clique of Gold By Émile Gaboriau
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Émile Gaboriau (November 9, 1832 – September 28, 1873) was a French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction. His first detective novel, Monsieur Lecoq 1869,... More > which featured an amateur detective and a young police officer (Monsieur Lecoq), was a success and the Lecoq was the hero in Gaboriau’s 3 later detective novels. The character of Lecoq was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq (1775–1857), whose own memoirs, Les Vrais Mémoires de Vidocq, mixed fiction and fact. It may also have been influenced by the villainous Monsieur Lecoq, one of the main protagonists of Féval's Les Habits Noirs book series. Gaboriau was a pioneer and a great success in his time until Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes which diverted global attention from his Monsieur Lecoq. The story was produced on the stage in 1872. A long series of novels dealing with the annals of the police court followed, and proved very popular. Gaboriau died in Paris of pulmonary apoplexy.< Less
The Count’s Millions By Émile Gaboriau
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Émile Gaboriau (November 9, 1832 – September 28, 1873) was a French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction. His first detective novel, Monsieur Lecoq 1869,... More > which featured an amateur detective and a young police officer (Monsieur Lecoq), was a success and the Lecoq was the hero in Gaboriau’s 3 later detective novels. The character of Lecoq was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq (1775–1857), whose own memoirs, Les Vrais Mémoires de Vidocq, mixed fiction and fact. It may also have been influenced by the villainous Monsieur Lecoq, one of the main protagonists of Féval's Les Habits Noirs book series. Gaboriau was a pioneer and a great success in his time until Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes which diverted global attention from his Monsieur Lecoq. The story was produced on the stage in 1872. A long series of novels dealing with the annals of the police court followed, and proved very popular. Gaboriau died in Paris of pulmonary apoplexy.< Less
Baron Trigault’s Vengeance By Émile Gaboriau
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Émile Gaboriau (November 9, 1832 – September 28, 1873) was a French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction. His first detective novel, Monsieur Lecoq 1869,... More > which featured an amateur detective and a young police officer (Monsieur Lecoq), was a success and the Lecoq was the hero in Gaboriau’s 3 later detective novels. The character of Lecoq was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq (1775–1857), whose own memoirs, Les Vrais Mémoires de Vidocq, mixed fiction and fact. It may also have been influenced by the villainous Monsieur Lecoq, one of the main protagonists of Féval's Les Habits Noirs book series. Gaboriau was a pioneer and a great success in his time until Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes which diverted global attention from his Monsieur Lecoq. The story was produced on the stage in 1872. A long series of novels dealing with the annals of the police court followed, and proved very popular. Gaboriau died in Paris of pulmonary apoplexy.< Less

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