Eugène-François Vidocq (Rest in Pieces)

Created (well, fictionalized, anyway) by Louis Bayard Yet another real-life historical figure to get the fictionalized treatment is VIDOCQ, the flamboyant French thief-turned-thieftaker who became one of the world's first and greatest detectives, his awesome arrest rate (or at least his colourful memoirs) inspiring Edgar Allan Poe, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and all their literary … Continue reading Eugène-François Vidocq (Rest in Pieces)