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The Secret of the Night (Dodo Press) [Paperback]

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Large format paper back for easy reading. Lesser known detective thriller from the 'French Conan Doyle' and author of Phantom of the Opera

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Pages   296
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.98" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.87"
Weight:   1.01 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 30, 2005
Publisher   Dodo Press
ISBN  1905432429  
ISBN13  9781905432424  

Availability  56 units.
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More About Gaston Leroux

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Anne Perry, the Edgar Award-winning author of more than thirty novels, is best known for her two Victorian mystery series. Her recent books include Death of a Stranger, The Whitechapel Conspiracy, and Funeral in Blue. She lives in Scotland.

Gaston LeRoux lived in Paris. Gaston LeRoux was born in 1868 and died in 1927.

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Finally, a clean, attractive edition.  Sep 22, 2007
The Secret of the Night, the third in Gaston Leroux's mysteries featuring the memorable reporter and amateur sleuth Joseph Rouletabille, is a marvelous read; however, until now, until I purchased this edition published by Aegypan, I couldn't find a decent version, as the copies I'd come across were seemingly pulled straight from the free-text available on the internet, and were, therefore, chock-full of mistakes.

In many quarters this story isn't as highly-rated as its literary siblings, The Mystery of the Yellow Room, which is generally considered the first and the finest of the "locked-room" mysteries, and its sequel, The Perfume of the Lady in Black; but, in my opinion, The Secret of the Night is so much more than merely a worthy follow-up to its noted predecessors, it is in every way their equal.

Like most of Boris Akunin's best-selling mysteries featuring Erast Fandorin, The Secret of the Night takes place in Tsarist Russia and includes plenty of interesting and intricate plot twists and action, enough to hook even the most jaded of readers. And in the person of the amazing Joseph Rouletabille, The Secret of the Night can boast of a detective every bit as admirable and perspicacious.

Boris Akunin's inventive modern-day mysteries are extremely popular and rightly so (truth is, I read them just as fast they come to market!); but Gaston Leroux wrote his first, long ago, and just as well! Check them out for yourself and you'll see...

The Mystery Of The Yellow Room: Extraordinary Adventures Of Joseph Rouletabille, Reporter

The Perfume of the Lady in Black (Sequel to Mystery of the Yellow Room)
Secret Of The Night  Jun 26, 2000
Though not one of Leroux's best works, 'The Secret Of The Night,' is a stunning novel. I myself own one of the rare copies of 'Secret' as well as 'Myster of the Yellow Room,' and hopefully someday, 'Phantom.' In the book Leroux focuses upon a detective in Russia partly resembleing Inspector DuPon (Poe) and Sherlock Holmes (Conan Doyal). A 4 star book.

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