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Arsene Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes - cover

Arsene Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes

Maurice Leblanc

Publisher: Maria Teresa Marinelli

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Arsène Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes (French: Arsène Lupin contre Herlock Sholmes) is the second collection of Arsène Lupin stories written by Maurice Leblanc, featuring two adventures following a match of wits between Lupin and Herlock Sholmes. The character "Herlock Sholmes" is a transparent reference to Sherlock Holmes of Arthur Conan Doyle's detective stories, who appeared in "Sherlock Holmes Arrives Too Late", one of the eight stories in the first collection, Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Burglar. The collection was translated twice into English, as Arsène Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes in the US (1910, by George Morehead), and as Arsène Lupin versus Holmlock Shears in the UK (1910, by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos, printed as The Blonde Lady in the US).
 

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