Autograph Letter Signed, to ‘Madame’, apologising for not writing earlier, shall have the honour of receiving her on Sunday at four o’clock. In French. 1 page 5 x 4 inches, fine. Undated. Joseph Marie Eugène Sue (1804 – 1857) French writer. He established the genre of the serial novel with his very popular and widely imitated Les Mystères de Paris which was published in a newspaper from 1842 to 1843. Sue himself acted as a surgeon both in the 1823 French campaign in Spain and at the Battle of Navarino (1828).