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Vallée, Jacques

Entry updated 3 July 2023. Tagged: Author.

(1939-    ) French Computer scientist, UFO speculator and author, in US from 1962, a multidisciplinary figure who is of initial interest for his early sf novels, beginning with Le Sub-Espace ["Subspace"] (1961) as by Jérôme Sériel. The Professor Lesage sequence, beginning with Alintel: la première enquête du Professeur Lesage ["Alintel: Professor Lesage's First Investigation"] (1986; rev vt trans by author as Fastwalker 1996 with Tracy Tormé), focuses on searches for an Alien Invasion under the UFO rubric.

Vallée has published very widely as a ufologist, beginning with Anatomy of a Phenomenon: Unidentified Objects in Space – A Scientific Appraisal (1965; rev vt Anatomy of a Phenomenon: The Detailed and Unbiased Report of UFOs 1965) [His nonfiction is not listed below.] [JC]

Jacques Fabrice Vallée

born Pointoise, Val-d'Oise, France: 24 September 1939

works (highly selected)


Professor Lesage

individual titles

  • Le Sub-Espace ["Subspace"] (Paris: Hachette, 1961) as by Jérôme Sériel [in the publisher's Le Rayon fantastique series: pb/]
  • Le Satellite Sombre ["The Dark Satellite"] (Paris: Denoël, 1963) as by Jérôme Sériel [pb/]
  • Stratagème (Paris: de l'Archipel, 2006) [binding unknown/]
    • Stratagem (San Francisco, California: Documatica Research, 2007) [English version of the above: author's own text: hb/]


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