Gaston Leroux

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Famous for his enduring horror masterpiece ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, Gaston Leroux was also an accomplished author of detective fiction. Featuring the amateur detective Joseph Rouletabille, his intelligently structured stories of ‘The Mystery of the Yellow Room’ and ‘The Perfume of the Woman in Black’ have enthralled readers for over a hundred years. This eBook features the largest collection of Leroux’s tales ever compiled in English translation, with many rare works appearing for the first time in digital print, accompanied with informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Leroux’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts
* 19 novels with individual contents tables — many appearing here for the first time
* Features six Joseph Rouletabille novels
* The complete Chéri Bibi novels
* Includes Leroux’s last novel, ‘Mister Flow’ (The Man of a Hundred Faces), first time in digital print
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Rare short stories available in no other collection
* The majority of translations were made by Hannaford Bennett
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and genres

CONTENTS:

The Adventures of Rouletabille
The Mystery of the Yellow Room (1907)
The Perfume of the Woman in Black (1908)
Secret of the Night (1913)
The Slave Bangle (1921)
The Sleuth Hound (1922)

Chéri Bibi Series
The Wolves of the Sea (1913)
Chéri-Bibi and Cecily (1916)
The Dark Road (1921)
The New Idol (1926)

Other Novels
The Man with the Black Feather (1903)
The Phantom of the Opera (1909)
Balaoo (1911)
The Bride of the Sun (1912)
The Veiled Prisoner (1917)
The Kiss That Killed (1923)
The Son of Three Fathers (1924)
The Adventures of a Coquette (1924)
The Man of a Hundred Faces (1927)
Lady Helena; or, The Mysterious Lady by Louis Latzarus (1929)

The Short Fiction
Miscellaneous Short Stories

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