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Fantômas

Marcel Allain

Fantômas is the first of 32 novels penned from 1911 to 1913 by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre. The title character is a ruthless thief and killer, a bloodthirsty successor to LeBlanc's Arsène Lupin. The first five novels were made into silent film serials. The character and the movies caught the eye of the French Surrealists who admired the primal violence of Fantômas, as well as his portrayal in the films, which are considered landmarks in French Cinema. In Fantômas, the Marquise de Langrune is savagely murdered and Inspector Juve, who is obsessed with capturing Fantômas, arrives to solve the murder. (Summary by Alan Winterrowd)

Fantômas is the first of 32 novels penned from 1911 to 1913 by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre. The title character is a ruthless thief and killer, a bloodthirsty successor to LeBlanc's Arsène Lupin. The first five novels were made into silent film serials. The character and the movies caught the eye of the French Surrealists who admired the primal violence of Fantômas, as well as his portrayal in the films, which are considered landmarks in French Cinema. In Fantômas, the Marquise de Langrune is savagely murdered and Inspector Juve, who is obsessed with capturing Fantômas, arrives to solve the murder. (Summary by Alan Winterrowd)
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Genres:

Philosophy

Description:

Fantômas is the first of 32 novels penned from 1911 to 1913 by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre. The title character is a ruthless thief and killer, a bloodthirsty successor to LeBlanc's Arsène Lupin. The first five novels were made into silent film serials. The character and the movies caught the eye of the French Surrealists who admired the primal violence of Fantômas, as well as his portrayal in the films, which are considered landmarks in French Cinema. In Fantômas, the Marquise de Langrune is savagely murdered and Inspector Juve, who is obsessed with capturing Fantômas, arrives to solve the murder. (Summary by Alan Winterrowd)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

10h 12m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

23:21


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

29:31


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

16:28


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

22:11


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

13:15


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

33:26


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

27:32


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

21:13


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

25:21


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

27:50


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

15:52


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

17:10


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

14:14


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

12:26


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

20:24


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

15:20


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

21:15


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

19:48


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

12:39


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

12:16


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

18:06


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

09:52


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

11:17


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

14:01


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

10:35


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

17:41


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

20:05


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

16:46


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

21:56


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

22:52


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

25:40


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

21:41