The Island of Thirty Coffins

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The Island of Thirty Coffins
Author Maurice Leblanc
Language French
Genre Detective novel
Publication date
Media type Print

The Island of Thirty Coffins (L’Île aux trente cercueils) is a 1919 novel by Maurice Leblanc featuring his gentleman thief Arsène Lupin.

Television adaptation[edit]

A 1979 television series adaptation of Maurice Leblanc's novel was directed by Marcel Cravenne. It stars Claude Jade as Véronique d'Hergemont, a female protagonist, who is on the run and on searching for her father and her son, involved in horrible adventures on a terrific island. The story proceeds in 1917. Veronique d' Hergemont (Claude Jade) is a 35-year-old nurse at the military hospital of Besançon. She suddenly learns of the assassination of her husband, the mysterious Count Vorski (Jean-Paul Zehnacker), whom she has not seen for fourteen years. Her research will also lead her on the track of her father and her son whom she believed dead in a shipwreck years earlier.


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