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La Double vie de Théophraste Longuet
La Double vie de Théophraste Longuet
La Double vie de Théophraste Longuet
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La Double vie de Théophraste Longuet

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La surprenante et terrible histoire de Théophraste Longuet, modeste fabricant de timbres de caoutchouc. Au détour d'une visite à la Conciergerie, la découverte d'un billet caché dans une anfractuosité d'un cachot met en branle une terrifique et incroyable "résurrection". L'humble Théophraste se retrouve dans le corps et l'esprit du célèbre et impitoyable Cartouche qui ensanglanta Paris au XVIIIe siècle et mourut sous les coups du bourreau en 1721..
LanguageFrançais
PublisherAB Books
Release dateMay 8, 2018
ISBN9782291020745
La Double vie de Théophraste Longuet
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Gaston Leroux

Gaston Leroux was born in Paris in 1868. He grew up on the Normandy coast, where he developed a passion for fishing and sailing. Upon reaching adulthood, he qualified as a lawyer, but, upon his father's death, his received a large inheritance, and left the law to become a writer. He first found fame as an investigative reporter on L'Echo de Paris, and travelled the world in a variety of disguises, reporting on a wide range of topics from volcanic eruptions to palace revolutions. In 1907, he changed career once again, and started work as a novelist, finding critical and commercial success with works such as The Mystery of the Yellow Room (1907) and The Phantom of the Opera (1911). Leroux continued to be a prolific writer until his death in 1927 - the result of complications following an operation.

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