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Arsène Lupin vs. Sherlock Holmes
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Arsène Lupin II
Maurice Leblanc (1864-1941) was the creator of the character of gentleman thief Arsène Lupin who, in Francophone countries, has enjoyed a popularity as long-lasting and... More > considerable as Sherlock Holmes in the English-speaking world. There are twenty volumes in the Arsène Lupin series written by Leblanc.
Arsène Lupin – gentleman, thief, elegance, romances, humour, adventures and of course – crimes.< Less
Arsene Lupin vs Herlock Sholmes
The first story, "The Blonde Lady", opens with the purchase of an antique desk by a mathematics professor. The desk is subsequently stolen, as it turns out, by Arsène Lupin.
The... More > second story "The Jewish Lamp" opens with another appeal to Herlock Sholmes for help in recovering a Jewish lamp.< Less
Arsene Lupin vs. Herlock Sholmes: The Blonde Phantom
"I see only one way out of the difficulty: Let us divide the spoils. A half-million for you; a half-million for me. Is not that a fair division? In my opinion, it is an equitable... More > solution, and an immediate one. I will give you three days time to consider the proposition. On Thursday morning I shall expect to read in the personal column of the Echo de France a discreet message addressed to M. Ars. Lup, expressing in veiled terms your consent to my offer. By so doing you will recover immediate possession of the ticket; then you can collect the money and send me half a million in a manner that I will describe to you later.
"In case of your refusal, I shall resort to other measures to accomplish the same result. But, apart from the very serious annoyances that such obstinacy on your part will cause you, it will cost you twenty-five thousand francs for supplementary expenses.
"Believe me, monsieur, I remain your devoted servant, ARSENE LUPIN."< Less