AprašymasMaurice Leblanc's classic 1909 thriller pits France's Gentleman Burglar against England's Great Detective in a deadly duel over the age-old secret of the Kings of France. What is the Hollow Needle and what frightening power does it confer? Can Sherlock Holmes and Paris' newest crime solver, young Isidore Beautrelet, wrest its secret from Ars�ne Lupin Lupin? This new edition has been entirely retranslated for the first time since its original 1910 English publication. It also includes Sherlock Holmes Arrives Too Late, the very first 1906 Lupin vs. Holmes short story, Escape Not The Thunderbolt, an all-new account of the final encounter between the Gentleman Burglar and the Great Detective (written by J.-M. & Randy Lofficier) and a foreword by Kim Newman (Anno Dracula).