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Praise For Fantomas…
Fantomas is still scary (The Washington Post Book World)
Penguin Classics, 9780143104841, 320pp.
Publication Date: December 26, 2006
About the Author
After Fantômas was published in 1911 to wild popularity and success, Pierre Souvestre, an already well-known journalist and novelist, and Marcel Allain, his secretary and writing partner, went on to publish twenty sequels to the original. After Souvestre's death in 1914, Allain wrote another eleven books in the Fantômas series and launched several other pulp fiction series on his own.
John Ashbery has published more than 20 books of poetry and has won almost every notable award for poetry in the United States. His collection Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the National Book Award. The Charles P. Stevenson, Jr., Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College until 2008, Ashbery was poet laureate of New York State from 2001 to 2003 and chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 1988 to 1999.