If you enjoy the Sherlock Holmes series, then Arsene Lupin will be another detective series for your library. Leblanc was a French novelist and short story writer known for creating the character Arsene Lupin, who is the French counterpart to the English Sherlock Holmes. Arsene Lupin is a cunning gentleman thief who is in a trial of wits with Sherlock Holmes. Thief or detective...Lupin is both. The Blonde Lady: Being a Record of the Duel of Wits between Arsene Lupin and the English Detective is classic LeBlanc and sure to delight the reader.