“You may gather some notions from Gaboriau,” resumed the stranger.
See what a fellow who was expelled from the seminary and who has read Gaboriau can do!
Have you been reading Gaboriau, my young friend, or his English disciples?
From that moment Gaboriau's career was determined and fortunate.
This reply, remarks Gaboriau, reveals the whole secret of the great lyric tragdiennes talent.
I must lend you Gaboriau's "Crime of Orcival" to read; that will teach you.
It would do credit to Gaboriau, and should make Miss Braddon jealous.
Gaboriau elevated the detective story to something like a superior plane in popular fiction.
They brought Gaboriau a large income during his lifetime, and they are still valuable literary properties.
As to literary manner, Gaboriau was not a writer of the first order, even as a French popular novelist.