Dekobra, Maurice

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Pseudonym of French author Ernest-Maurice Tessier (1885-1973), most famous for his thriller, La Madone des sleepings (1925; trans Neal Wainwright as The Madonna of the Sleeping Cars 1927); of his sf, which forms a small part of his large output, Météore 101 ([date not established]; trans Metcalfe Wood as Death Requests the Pleasure 1940) depicts Near Future chaos as Meteor 101 approaches Earth. [JC]

Ernest-Maurice Tessier

born Paris: 28 May 1885

died Paris: June 1973

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