Entry updated 26 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1892-1969) Ukrainian-born French consulting engineer and author of La Mort du Fer (1931; trans Fletcher Pratt as "The Death of Iron" [September-December 1932 Wonder Stories]), a Disaster tale – a mysterious virus destroys all iron in the world – which leads to a confused collapse of civilization (see Holocaust; Post-Holocaust). [JC]
born Berditchev, Ukraine: August 1892
died Clichy-la-Garenne, France: 4 June 1969
- La Mort du Fer (Paris: Fayard, 1931) [binding unknown/]
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