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Émile Gaboriau (1832–1873)

Gaboriau, Émile (ga-bō-ryō’). A French writer of detective stories; born in Saujon, Nov. 9, 1832; died at Paris, Sept. 28, 1873. After a succession of vicissitudes in the army, the law, and even the church, he wrote his way to fame and fortune with ‘The Lerouge Affair’ in 1866. His works include: ‘File No. 113’ (1867); ‘The Crime of Orcival’ (1867); ‘Monsieur Lecoq’ (1869); ‘The Fall’ (1871); ‘The Rope about the Neck’ (1873); etc. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).