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Toudouze, Georges-Gustave

Entry updated 26 July 2021. Tagged: Author.

Working name of French journalist, playwright and author Henry Georges Edouard Toudouze (1877-1972), many of his novels being for children. Som of these contain at least some fantastic interest, including Le Petit Roi d'Ys ["The Little King of Ys"] (25 January-28 June 1913; 1914; trans Michael West as King of the Undersea City 1938 chap), whose archaeologist protagonist discovers an ancient kingdom Under the Sea (see Lost Race). [JC]

Henri Georges Édouard Toudouze

born Paris: 22 June 1877

died Paris: 4 January 1972

works (highly selected)

  • Le Petit Roi d'Ys (Paris: Hachette, 1914) ["The Little King of Ys"] [first appeared 25 January-28 June 1913: pb/]
    • King of the Undersea City (London: Longmans, 1938) [chap: trans by Michael West of the above: trans may be adapted for younger children: hb/]


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