January 12, 2021- Post-a-day, 8 out of 66- the charm of Arsène Lupin

Hello January,

yes, I woke up early, at about 5.30 and felt sleepy for most of the day; was I more productive? I couldn’t say, but it also felt good to have done something already by the time I used to have my first morning coffee.

We will see how it goes… now I had promised a chapter, but in reality, it only exists in my mind. That, and my teaching, make it look improbable…

Another episode of “Lupin”, based on the character of Arsène Lupin, created by the author Maurice Leblanc, a contemporary of Sherlock Holmes.

Very interesting, it takes the story to the present, where social class, race, Paris, art, beauty and even Marie Antoinette get together. It persuaded me to visit the original Arsène Lupin books, and to reflect on why this type of man is so attractive… the adventurer, difficult to reach, Arsène, Bond, or …

Amazon.fr - Arsène Lupin, gentleman-cambrioleur - Maurice Leblanc - Livres