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Arsène Lupin is an ingenious French criminal mastermind and "gentlemen thief".

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In the early 20th century, aeronaut Jean Robur convinced Lupin to join Les Hommes Mystérieux, and becoming its second member. He also served as a counterpart to the English burglar A.J. Raffles of Mina Murray's second League.

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Arsène Lupin was created by Maurice Leblanc and appeared in a number of stories and twenty novels and short story collections from 1905 to 1939. Lupin is the "Prince of Thieves," the archetypal Gentleman Thief of popular culture.

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