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Gastine, Louis

Entry updated 31 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

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(1858-1935) French author, often on subjects relating to airplane technology and air travel; a translated novel of sf interest is Les Torpilleurs de l'air: Prodigieux exploits d'un aviateur français (1912; trans G H Marchat as War in Space: Or, an Air-Craft War Between France and Germany 1913) with Louis Perrin (not acknowledged in the translation), a Future War tale set within Earth's atmosphere (not in space); a tale soon to be overtaken by events. [JC]

Louis Jules Gastine

born 1858

died 1935 [1930 has also been given]



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