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The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont. When I say I am called Valmont, the name will convey no impression tothe reader, one way or another

The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont. 1. The Mystery of the Five Hundred Diamonds. When I say I am called Valmont, the name will convey no impression tothe reader, one way or another. My occupation is that of privatedetective in London, but if you ask any policeman in Paris who Valmontwas he will likely be able to tell you, unless he is a recent recruit. If you ask him where Valmont is now, he may not know, yet I have agood deal to do with the Parisian police.

The irony of The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont (1906) by Robert Barr is that the book begins with Valmont's biggest failure and proceeds to relate various other incidents where Valmont does not exactly shine. Assigned to protect the legendary diamond necklace once destined for Marie Antoinette, Valmont's job is to ensure its safety until it has been sold at auction and is delivered toits new rightful owner.

Barr probably wrote the first parody of Sherlock Holmes (included i. .We’re dedicated to reader privacy so we never track you.

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Robert Barr's unique creation Eugene Valmot, delightfully pompous French detective (remember Poirot), is more than just a spoof of Sharlock Holmes

Robert Barr's unique creation Eugene Valmot, delightfully pompous French detective (remember Poirot), is more than just a spoof of Sharlock Holmes. Published in 1906, this short story collection surely makes fun of the rules of detective story genre, and moreover, his stories can stand on their own, offering fairly reasonable and imaginative mysteries presented in various styles.

Release Date: September 25, 2006. Transcriber's Note: The Attribution and the Table of Contents are not part of the original book. The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont.

The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont (1906) brings together tales of the multifarious exploits of Robert Barr's elegant and cunning sleuth, Valmont, a brilliantly ironic parody of Sherlock Holmes. Exhibiting the crucial combination of realism and imagination that characterizes the finest crime writing, the stories exude playfulness and blend mystery and quasi-Gothic thrills with humorous detours and romantic adventure.

1. 2. The Siamese Twin of a Bomb Thrower. 3. The Clue of the Silver Spoons. thanks so much to the reader.

A vain, French private detective working in London solves mysterious cases involving international intrigue, counterfeiting, stolen jewels, blackmail, and ghosts
The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont download epub
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Author: Robert Barr
ISBN: 0486248941
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Classics
Language: English
Publisher: Dover Pubns; New edition edition (October 1, 1985)
Pages: 192 pages