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In early 20th century France, a series of audacious crimes are being committed by an unknown criminal called Fantomas, who seems to be able to change shape and place supernaturally. Inspector Juve searches for him obsessively.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Time/era of story:    -   1900-1920's Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Horror Story?    -   Yes Horror plotlets    -   the mad stabber chased me! Crime Thriller    -   Yes General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes Who's the criminal enemy here?    -   finding a known killer

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   40's-50's Unusual characteristics:    -   Cynical or arrogant

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Forest?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison    -   resort/hotel    -   moving train    -   fancy mansion    -   sewers/subways

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   poisoning    -   dropped from large heights    -   fright    -   hanging    -   frying (electrocuted)    -   crushed    -   drowned    -   impaled    -   decapitated    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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