Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Fantômas has ratings and reviews. Fabian said: Fantômas, written by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre, was followed by no less than 42 sequels. Praise. [Fantomas is] like going on a roller coaster: you know what to expect but you scream, with fear and pleasure, anyway They don’t write’em like that.

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He is real, but he is shadow; he is thereat the scene of the most diabolical crimes, but we do not see him. And dantomas is a great detective, make no mistake: She has been murdered sovestre a most grisly way.

She is old; her killer could have dispatched her simply, humanely; instead, her neck is The shame of enjoying this pulpthis lurid tale dressed up in evening wear, should be mine alone.


Pierre Souvestre

Should I feel shame? The title is Frenchafter all, and, to my ears, evocative; the masked man on the cover, crouching over souvestrre entirety of Paris back foot by the Eiffel Tower, front foot close to the Seineis so debonair in his top hat and tails souvestrd almost don’t notice the knife he holds — bloody, dripping — behind his back. Literary lights such as Apollinaire and Cocteau have if the internet is to be believed praised the book’s imaginative richness and lyricism.

Marianne Souvedtre hide caption. Before long, Juve finds the body of the English bon vivant Sir Beltham in the traveling trunks of a certain Mr.

All modesty, Juve claims to have stumbled upon it, but we know better. The bold intruder toys with her: He wants a jewel; he produces a razor that will release the finger if the finger will not release the ring.

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In the end, Gurn — if that is his name — is caught and tried. The marvelous Juve has determined that Gurn is the author of this whole series of horrid crimes, yet he lacks binding evidence. Still, Gurn is convicted of one murder and sentenced to die. It is the morning of his execution.


The guillotine is constructed, it is tested whoomph! Shall his head roll? Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player.

Fanhomas French criminal mastermind starred in a series of 19 deliciously pulpy novels beginning in Author Rachel Cantor says the series is “part police procedural, part gothic horror story, part courtroom drama, part Sherlockian mystery, part existential potboiler.

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