Arsène Lupin vs Sherlock Holmes

By Maurice Leblanc

Illustrated by Thomas Müller

Translated by David Carter

Age range: 12+

ISBN: 9781847495617

288 pages

RRP: £6.39

This volume contains two adventures which pit the gentleman thief Arsène Lupin against Sherlock Holmes, the world’s most famous detective. In ‘The Blonde Lady’, Holmes must discover the identity of a mysterious female thief who is linked to Lupin, while in ‘The Jewish Lamp’ he finds out that the theft of a lamp containing a precious jewel conceals an astonishing secret.

While their tone is at times ironic and firmly tongue-in-cheek, the two stories in Arsène Lupin vs Sherlock Holmes bear all the hallmarks of classic detective fiction, and will put a smile on the lips and set the pulses racing of all fans of mystery and detective fiction.

Illustrated by Thomas Müller, this edition contains extra material for young readers, including a section on ‘The Rise of the Detective Novel’, a glossary and a test-yourself quiz.

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  • For any crime fiction fan this is a must read as there is enough mystery and suspense to keep them hooked, but for any reader these intriguing, witty stories will hold their attention too.

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  • Two of the greatest fictional crime characters ever between the pages of one book – fabulous!

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Maurice Leblanc

Maurice Leblanc (1864–1941) was a French novelist and short-story writer who is best remembered as the creator of the gentleman thief Arsène Lupin, the protagonist of many of his stories.