author of the novel, in question, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Regnault-Varennes, described by experts as a writer is weak, but quite prolific. Now his work is almost forgotten, but at the time the novel "Madeleine Cemetery" (1800-1801), written in hot pursuit events bombshell. Roman (consisting of two volumes) disappeared from the shelves so quickly that in a hurry had to print out additional copies. Seizing the moment, I added the third and fourth volumes. Among contemporaries, it was rumored that the book was written by the direct decree of the Minister of Police Fouche, but if this were true, the author seems to have crossed all permissible limits. The third and fourth volumes displeased Consul Bonaparte and were immediately confiscated by the police, they set broken up in printing, the author of a warning sent to prison prefectural police to drunkards and criminals, and the publisher sent to the Temple. However, both released in ten days, but the novel was banned. Regnault-Varennes had long and persistently pester, arguing that it was simply a literary work that has nothing to do with reality. In the final itogerazreshenie for legalization of the novel it has been given.