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Souvestre, Pierre, & Allain, Marcel, The Exploits of Juve: Fantomas #3

When the home of Dr. Chaleck is robbed and the corpse of a woman found crushed to death, Insp. Juve pursues the gangleader Loupart in connection with the gruesome crime. He and the journalist Jerome Fandor chase leads, narrowly escaping high-speed train wrecks, blazing infernos, and the diabolical snares if the Genius of Crime, Fantomas.

"From the imaginative standpoint Fantomas is one of the richest works that exist."

Guillaume Apollinaire