The Hollow Needle

The Further Adventures of Arsène Lupin

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Author: Maurice LeBlanc
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 65,888 / 198 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.3
LoC Category: PQ
Series: Arsène Lupin
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 4,138
mnybks.net#: 4308
Origin: gutenberg.org

A story of Arsène Lupin, the greatest, most ingenious and most daring criminal in modern fiction. Translated by Teixeira de Mattos Alexander.

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murky recesses of the park.

She rose softly. Her window was half open: she flung it back wide. The moonlight lay over a peaceful landscape of lawns and thickets, against which the straggling ruins of the old abbey stood out in tragic outlines, truncated columns, mutilated arches, fragments of porches and shreds of flying buttresses. A light breeze hovered over the face of things, gliding noiselessly through the bare motionless branches of the trees, but shaking the tiny budding leaves of the shrubs.

And, suddenly, she heard the same sound again. It was on the left and on the floor below her, in the living rooms, therefore, that occupied the left wing of the house. Brave and plucky though she was, the girl felt afraid. She slipped on her dressing gown and took the matches.

"Raymonde--Raymonde!"

A voice as low as a breath was calling to her from the next room, the door of which had not been closed. She was feeling her way there, when Suzanne, her cousin, came out of the room and fel

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