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Emile Gaboriau
(1832–1873)
French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction. Best remembered for the stories of his police detective, Monsieur Lecoq, who was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq.
Emile Gaboriau

WorksEdit


  • Le treizième Hussards (1861) - The 13th Hussars
  • Mariages d'aventure (1862)
    • Monsieur J.-D. de Saint-Roch, ambassadeur matrimonial - The Matrimonial Ambassador: Monsieur J. D. de Saint-Roch
    • Promesses de mariage - Promises of Marriage
  • Les Gens de Bureau (1862) - The Men of the Bureau
  • L'Affaire Lerouge (1866) - The Widow Lerouge, also published as The Lerouge Affair (1873, translated by Fred. Williams and George A. O. Ernst) IA
  • Le Crime d'Orcival (1867) - The Mystery of Orcival
  • Le Dossier n° 113 (1867) - File No. 113 / The Blackmailers
  • Les Esclaves de Paris (1868, 2 vol.) - Slaves of Paris
    • Le Chantage - Caught in the Net
    • Le Secret de la Maison de Champdoce - The Champdoce Mystery
  • Monsieur Lecoq (1869, 2 vol.)
    • L'Enquête - The Inquiry / Monsieur Lecoq / The Detective's Dilemma
    • L'Honneur du nom - The Honor of the Name / The Detective's Triumph
  • La Vie infernale (1870, 2 vol.) - The Count's Millions
    • Pascal et Marguerite - The Count's Millions
    • Lia d'Argeles - Baron Trigault's Vengeance
  • La Clique dorée (1871) - The Clique of Gold / The Gilded Clique
  • La Dégringolade (1872) - Catastrophe / The Downward Path
  • La Corde au cou (1873) - Rope Around His Neck / In Peril of His Life / In Deadly Peril
  • L'Argent des autres (1874) - Other People's Money / A Great Robbery
  • Le Petit Vieux des Batignolles (1876) - The Little Old Man of Batignolles
  • Le Capitaine Coutanceau (1878) - Captain Coutanceau
  • Une Disparition (1876) - A Disappearance / Missing! / 1000 Francs Reward
  • Maudite maison (1876) - The Unfortunate House
  • Casta vixit (1876) - Love, the Conqueror
  • Amours d'une empoisonneuse (1881) - Intrigues of a Poisoner / An Adventuress of France / The Marquise De Brinvilliers


Individual short storiesEdit

 

Works by this author published before January 1, 1924 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.