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Actual birthplace unknown not Blois as sometimes indicated, which was a red herring later made up by Lupin. Perhaps Andresya small town located in the Yvelines, near the river Seine, afsne between Paris and Normandy? His mother is Henriette d’Andresywho fell in love with Theophraste against her family’s wishes. However, he is often visited by, or in contact with, both parents. Henriette separates from Theophrastewho has become a crook and a arrsne. She is a chambermaid working for room and board with haughty cousins of her family, the wealthy Dreux-Soubizewho own Queen Marie-Antoinette’s famous necklace.

Watson move into B Baker Street. Theophraste emigrates to the United States. Before he does so, however, he has trained young Arsene in various martial arts. He studies law, medicine, acting, jiu-jitsu, etc.

Moriarty at the Reichenbach Falls. Altier at the Hopital Saint-Louis. Raffles and John Sinclair a.

April-August – Lupin then comes face-to-face with, and eventually becomes the lover of, Josephine Balsamoa. The Countess Cagliostrowho has already heard of him and of his reputation.

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Cagliostro, and Josephine Tascher de la Pageriethe maiden name of Josephine de Beauharnais, the future wife of Napoleon. But others believe she is the same Josephine, having gained a longer-than-normal lifespan thanks to the arzne elixir of her sire.

We shall never know for certain what the truth is. August – After having defeated Josephine, Lupin becomes engaged to Clarisse.

October – Lupin marries Clarisse. January – Lupin and Clarisse have an stillborn daughter. For Clarisse’s love, Lupin conducts his criminal activities with discretion. He solves the mystery of the Hollow Nedleand starts using it as a base of operations.

As architect ” Maxime Bermont “, he arranges for the construction of secret passages, arxne ands exists in various Parisian houses built by Clotilde Destange ‘s father. Lupin uses his identity later. Lupin spends six weeks in Southern Algeria and arssne Jacques d’Emboise. November – Clarisse dies, giving birth to a son, Jean.

Soon afterwards, the baby is kidnapped by men working for Josephine Balsamo. Having lost his wife and his son, Lupin is now free to fully embrace his prodigious criminal career. The Lupin Years Arsene Lupin strikes! Lupin becomes the personal nemesis of Surete inspector Justin Ganimard.

Lupin even wins a bicycle race during the Paris Expo April-November. Lupin entrusts the child to his old nurse, Victoire. Lupin burglarizes Thibermesnil Castle, and meets Nelly Underwood again.

But more importantly, and for the first time, he crosses sword with Sherlock Holmes. For copyright reasons, the name of “Sherlock Holmes” and “Dr. Watson” were changed to “Herlock Sholmes” and “Dr. Wilson”; However, we have retained the original names in this article. Holmes meets Lupin only for a brief time, unaware of who he is. Called in to solve an ancient riddle, Holmes succeeds but only to find out that Lupin has slipped in the night before and got away with the treasure.


However, having anticipated that the riddle would be easily solved by the great detective, Lupin, as a mark of respect and admiration, has left his car waiting for Holmes at the exit of the secret tunnel.

This meeting marks the beginning of a very stormy relationship between the two characters. Lupin faces another prodigious adversay, the ruthless Daubrecqa member of French Parliament who holds a list of 27 names implicated in a financial scandal, the disclosure of which could create much ruin and chaos Le Bouchon de Cristal. Another great British detective Carados? During their conversation, he brags about being overworked: By stealing a valuable desk from Mr. GerboisLupin unwittingly puts in motion a chain of events that will bring him in conflict again with Sherlock Holmes.

Lupin closes the case of the “Red Silk Scarf”. March – Lupin’s mysterious accomplice, the so-called “Blonde Lady”, is framed for the murder of Baron d’Hautrec. August – The case of the murder of Baron d’Hautrec resurfaces: October – Sherlock Holmes and his biographer, Dr. Watsonhave a chance meeting with Lupin and Leblanc in a Paris restaurant. The two foes take each other’s measure and the reader is led to the conclusion that, although the law made these two enemies, they could very well have been friends under different circumstances.

Holmes eventually discovers that Lupin has been using secret passages built in the houses he had designed himself as Maxime Bermont in The story ends with many twists: The great detective deliveres the gentleman burglar into the hands of Ganimard, and leaves. April – Lupin arrives in Marseilles. April-August – Lupin becomes involved in a quest for the secret of the Fountain of Youth, a mineral water source hidden under a lake in the Auvergne, which is sought by Inspector Marescal and his nemesis, the eponymous green-eyed beauty, Aurelie d’Asteuxand Constance Bakefielda blue-eyed beauty, the daughter of a British diplomat and the head of a daring gang of thieves, a British female Lupin.

Lupin also uses the alias of “Mr. Raoul”, residing at 63, Quai Voltaire in Paris. The name of Lupin being derived from the same root as “lupus”, i. June-September – Lupin also continues to use the alias of “Duke of Charmerace” for various other illegal enterprises. First appearance of Pere Charolais. June – Lupin challenges Holmes again in the case of the Imblevalle Robbery. This time, the ending sees Lupin and Holmes refusing to leave a sinking boat, each wanting the other to be the first to display a sign of weakness.

Eventually, Holmes is rescued by the police, while Lupin is believed to have drowned.

But Lupin pops up again on the ferry crossing the English Channel and, this time, Holmes lets him go rather than drag an innocent girl into the clutches of the law ” La Lampe Juive ” in Arsene Lupin contre Sherlock Holmes. July – Sonia Krichnoff is killed in unrevealed circumstances. The “Needle” is a huge natural rock formation off the Normandy Coast near Etretat.


In his novel, Leblanc postulates that it is hollow and housed the secret treasures of the Kings of France. It is the second secret of Cagliostro L’Aiguille Creuse. Soon, Lupin faces not only Beautrelet and Ganimard, but also Sherlock Holmeswho has been summoned by the baffled police.

Lupin also falls in love with the beautiful Raymonde de Saint-Veraninitially believed to be his victim L’Aiguille Creuse. June-October – For a while, Lupin seems to have the upper hand. His red herrings have deceived his foes. He has Holmes and Ganimard kidnapped, and Beautrelet almost killed.

He fakes his own death and that of Raymonde. As “Louis Valmeras”, he marries Raymonde in October, then decides to “go straight” and live a peaceful life, retired from crime L’Aiguille Creuse. Beautrelet and Holmes end up solving the mystery of the Needle, separately. During the final battle, during which the Needle is surrounded by the French Navy, Holmes captures Raymonde, who has been, until then, unaware of her husband’s real identity.

Moved by the irresistible compulsion to stop Lupin, Holmes blurts out the truth. A shocked Raymonde attempts to escape. In the resulting gun battle, Raymonde is killed when she throws herself in front of Lupin to save him from a bullet fired by Holmes.

Holmes is stunned by this unexpected and unwanted tragic development; Lupin is wracked with grief. The two giants grapple briefly, but Lupin gets away L’Aiguille Creuse. The Sernine Years After Raymonde’s death, Arsene Lupin, as such, seems to vanish from the public scene, at least until But Lupin himself is not inactive.

In reality, he seeks redemption under the alias of ” ,upin. As Lenormand, he becomes such an outstanding policeman that he is promoted to the position of Head of the Surete after the death of Mr.

Among Lenormand’s greatest successes are the resolutions of the following cases: Guercin and the ancient arsnne of a local river La Barre-Y-Va. Kesselbach’s secret may lead to the redrawing of the political map of Wrsne.

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Lupin’s adversary is the mysterious ” L. July-December – Lupin is thrown in jail, but continues the fight from his cell. He learns that the Kaiser has called upon Sherlock Holmes lupln solve the mystery of “”, but the great detective fails to solve the riddle.

In August, the Kaiser arranges for Lupin to be freed. Lupin eventually finds the solution, but is outwitted again by Malreich. Fairness forces one to acknowledge that Lupin solves the mystery in circumstances that may have given him an edge over Holmes. Back in France, Lupin finally defeats Marcheich.