The Eight Strokes of the Clock


Read by Leni

(4.9 stars; 19 reviews)

The Eight Strokes of the Clock is a collection of eight short stories by Maurice Leblanc. The stories have his most famous creation, Arsène Lupin, gentleman-thief, as main character. The eight stories, even though independent, have a leading thread: Lupin, under the name of Serge Rénine, trying to conquer the heart of a young lady, travels with her, solving eight mysteries on the way. (Summary by Leni)

(6 hr 26 min)

Chapters

On the Top of the Tower, part 1 26:25 Read by Leni
On the Top of the Tower, part 2 23:46 Read by Leni
The Water Bottle, part 1 25:26 Read by Leni
The Water Bottle, part 2 24:11 Read by Leni
The Case of Jean Louis, part 1 18:05 Read by Leni
The Case of Jean Louis, part 2 24:58 Read by Leni
The Tell-Tale Film, part 1 15:08 Read by Leni
The Tell-Tale Film, part 2 33:18 Read by Leni
Therese and Germaine, part 1 20:01 Read by Leni
Therese and Germaine, part 2 29:24 Read by Leni
The Lady with the Hatchet, part 1 14:32 Read by Leni
The Lady with the Hatchet, part 2 29:38 Read by Leni
Footprints in the Snow, part 1 23:33 Read by Leni
Footprints in the Snow, part 2 29:15 Read by Leni
At the Sign of Mercury, part 1 18:41 Read by Leni
At the Sign of Mercury, part 2 29:59 Read by Leni

Reviews

The Eight Strokes of the Clock - librivox recording

(5 stars)

This wonderful set of stories was read very beautifully - it is one of my all-time greatest finds on archive.org. JFM

enjoyable

(5 stars)

fun stories about more adventures of Lupin. reader does an excellent job. *note to the reader "peasant" rhymes with "present" and "veil" rhymes with "mail"

Another well-done story

(5 stars)

The reader is excellent, all in all a wonderful story. Enjoy!