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Fantomas

Marcel Allain

Fantomas

by Marcel Allain

  • 202 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Nonfiction - General,
  • Mystery/Suspense

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9463361M
    ISBN 100345344219
    ISBN 109780345344212
    OCLC/WorldCa16315259

    One of the more popular silent film serials to emerge from Europe during the first half of the Twentieth Century, Louis Feuillade's Fantomas () stars René Navarre as the title character, the "criminal lord" of Paris, who succeeds at pulling off one dastardly crime after another via. Fantomas is a new sort of criminal, for the time in which the book was written. He is not a gentleman thief, nor does he commit crimes of passion, he seems to kill or steal for enjoyment. The action is fast paced, jumping from one crime to another, from one fiendish plot to another/5(4).

    Slippery As Sin: Being the Seventh of the Series of the Fantomas Detective Tales: Paperback: $ $ The Lord of Terror: A Fantomas Detective Novel (Volume 33) Paperback: $ $ Juve in the Dock: A Fantomas Detective Novel: Paperback: $ $ Fantomas: Being the First of the. ‎ The shocking debut of France’s most ruthless villain After dinner, the guests of the Marquise de Langrune amuse one another with tales of the chilling deeds of Fantômas, a fiendish criminal whose reach is limitless, whose thirst for mayhem can never be quenched. The next morning, y.

    Fantomas II: Juve Against Fantomas is one of five serials made between and featuring the popular literary character, Fantomas. He's a sociopathic criminal who kills and steals for the fun of it and his pursuer is the determined police inspector, Juve. Working by alternating chapters, they turned out Fantômas books at the rate of one a month, meaning 27 were on the stands by the time Louis Feuillade’s adaptation of the first was released in May Souvestre and Allain kept up the pace until that September and the publication of the 32nd volume.


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Fantomas by Marcel Allain Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fantomas is a very weird book. It's one of the Prof. Moriarity, Dr. Mabuse, etc. fantasies of a single master criminal at the heart of pre-WWI darkness.

The master criminal, in this case, is brilliantly clever in the execution of his crimes but singularly devoid of motive. Fantomas book pursuer, Detective Inspector Juve, is brilliantly deductive but /5.

Fantomas is the title character but through most of the book it's hard to discern whether he is an actual person or a mythological figure that Juve imagines to be lurking behind every crime.

As the investigations proceed all the crimes start linking together with evidence from one crime pointing to the next and so on/5(45). Fantomas is the name given by the French top police officials to a master criminal so clever that some believe him to be nothing more than a phantom. He is no phantom.

He is diabolical, and as you read deeper into the books, you can't wait to see what his imagination will contrive. He simply plays with the police.

Great fun/5(4). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Fantômas is a fictional character Fantomas book by French writers Marcel Allain (–) and Pierre Souvestre (–). One of the most popular characters in the history of French crime fiction, Fantômas was created in and appeared in a total of 32 volumes written by the two collaborators, then a subsequent 11 volumes written by Allain alone af.

50+ videos Play all Mix - Fantômas - Book 1: Page 1 YouTube Fantômas - The Director's Cut () [Full Album] - Duration: Santiago Bernhardtviews. About Fantomas. Following (0) folklore and 'actual' history. We collaborated with Mochu, the illustrator for the book, to arrive at a layout that evokes both the eccentric nature of Fantomas book writing and the mysterious landscape that influenced it.

Buy this book. Filed under independent publishing, books. Fantomas Licensed to YouTube by [Merlin] Liberation Music, PIAS (on behalf of Ipecac Recordings / Liberator); ASCAP, Shelly Bay Music, LatinAutor, and 2 Music Rights Societies.

"In the mode reminiscent of Sherlock Holmes and his ineradicable nemesis, the virtually immortal Professor Moriarty, Inspector Juve dedicates himself to the relentless pursuit of that evil genius Fantomas.

He is, as they say in petrified Paris, "Nothing Everything Nobody Somebody." And what does he do. He "spreads terror," diabolically, craftily beyond all imagining: slashes 4/5(4).

Fantomas is the title character but through most of the book it's hard to discern whether he is an actual person or a mythological figure that Juve imagines to be lurking behind every crime.

As the investigations proceed all the crimes start linking together with evidence from one crime pointing to the next and so on/5(46). Fantomas by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre, first published in France inis a wonderfully-paced, intriguing murder mystery, that suffers perhaps from being somewhat far-fetched and contrived in.

In Marcel Allain, having survived Pierre Souvestre (and having married his widow), began a new series of Fantômas adventures. They were first published by the Societe Parisienne d'Edition between April and September in 34 weekly magazines of 16 pages each.

Arthème Fayard later published the "New Adventures" in book form. Fantomas, The Elegant Menace Images courtesy of Jesus Vargas.

Information courtesy of José Luis Silva, Marco Antonio Zamorano Cruz, Eugenio González, Manuel Camacho, and Johannes Dalmasy. In the early s a Mexican publishing company, Editorial Novaro, began publishing a comic book series featuring Fantomas (spelled without the French circumflex over the "o").

Fantomas is a Mexican comic book series from the s, adapted from the French novel character sting with the original Diabolical Mastermind, while still technically a criminal, he is presented as a masked hero. Within the comic series the focus of the adventures changed over the years, going from a typical Gentleman Thief, to heavily James Bond-inspired adventures, to.

During the s the Mexican comics publisher Editorial Novaro produced a Fantomas La Amenaza Elegante (Fantomas, the Elegant Threat) comic book series that was popular throughout Latin America. This was apparently meant to be the same character, although rewritten as a heroic character, and with no acknowledgement to the original books or films.

The books were published with great success in Italy and Spain, where in Fantômas became the subject of a musical. In the years before World War I, Fantômas was everywhere. Fantomas. Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain created Fantomas inand the character would appear in something like 30 plus novels, he also appeared in the cinema (the silent movies are really good Fantômas [DVD] []), on tv and even in r with the general reader Fantomas was also admired by the avant-garde movement as well as.

Fantomas does all this 30 years earlier. In the first book, we don't even know who Fantomas is - there is enough textual evidence to suggest that he is not Etienne Rambert-Gurn, that we can never know who he is.

We have only Juve's word for it, and he is constantly admitting that this may be a figment of his imagination.5/5(5). ‎“One episode simply melts away as the next takes over” (The New York Times) in this deliciously sinister turn-of-the-century tale of a French evil genius run rampant.

Three appalling crimes leave all of Paris aghast: the Marquise de Langruen is hacked to death, the Princess Sonia is robbed, a 5/5(1).

The band's self-titled debut (the first for Patton's record label, Ipecac) is far from your conventional rock; composed and produced entirely by the singer, the songs serve as a soundtrack to a comic book's story line. At nearly minutes in length, Fantomas is comprised of 30 chronologically numbered "pages"' instead of songs.

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Also sign me up for FanMail to get updates on all things movies 65%(K). International Standard Book Number: Manufactured in the United States of America Dover Publications, Inc., 31 East 2nd Street, Mineola, N.Y.

The Fantômas book series by Marcel Allain & Pierre Souvestre includes books Fantômas, The Exploits of Juve, Le Mort Qui Tue, and several more.

See the complete Fantômas series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.