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The Crystal Stopper
 

The Crystal Stopper (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By LeBlanc, Maurice

The Crystal Stopper is a mystery novel by Maurice Leblanc featuring the adventures of the gentleman thief Ars ne Lupin. The novel appeared in serial form in the French newspaper Le Journal from September to November 1912 and was released as a novel subsequently. Maurice Leblanc w... read full description below.

ISBN 9780368524257
Barcode 9780368524257
Published 1 April 2019
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780368524257
ISBN-10 0368524256
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Publication Date 1 April 2019
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By LeBlanc, Maurice
Category Humour
Number of Pages 228
Dimensions Width: 127mm
Height: 203mm
Spine: 12mm
Weight 231g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Humour: Collections & General
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
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The Crystal Stopper is a mystery novel by Maurice Leblanc featuring the adventures of the gentleman thief Ars ne Lupin. The novel appeared in serial form in the French newspaper Le Journal from September to November 1912 and was released as a novel subsequently. Maurice Leblanc was inspired by the infamous Panama scandals of 1892 and 1893. The novel borrows from Edgar Allan Poe's short story The Purloined Letter the idea of hiding an object in plain sight. Plot summary: During a burglary at the home of Deputy Daubrecq a crime is committed and two accomplices of Ars ne Lupin are arrested by the police. One is guilty of the crime, the other innocent but both will be sentenced to death. Lupin seeks to deliver the victim of a miscarriage of justice, but struggles against Deputy Daubrecq's ruthless blackmailer, who has an incriminating document hidden in a crystal stopper.

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