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(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)
- Alintel: la première enquête du Professeur Lesage ["Alintel: Professor Lesage's First Investigation"] (Paris: Mercure de France, 1986) [Professor Lesage: pb/]
- Fastwalker (New York: North Atlantic Books/Frog Books, 1996) with Tracy Tormé [based on the above but all names changed: pb/Sergei Ponomarov]
- La Mémoir de Markov: une enquête du Professeur Lesage (Paris: Mercure de France, 1986) [Professor Lesage: pb/]
- 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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