Fleuret, Fernand

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(1884-1945) French poet and author, involved in the proto-modernist literary world of Paris before World War One whose Jim Click ou La Merveilleuse Invention (1930) describes Click's Invention of an Android so perfectly constructed that – after it kills the eminent admiral on whom it was modeled – it succeeds in taking over the dead man's profession and his woman. [JC]

Fernand Fleuret

born Gondrecourt, Meuse, France: 1 April 1884

died Paris: 18 June 1945



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