Francis Lacassin

Francis Lacassin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Francis Lacassin, 18 November 1931 - 12 August 2008, was a French journalist, editor, writer, screenplay writer and essayist. He's starting to work for the Jean-Jacques Pauvert's magazine Bizarre in 1964. He was writing about fantastic and detective literature in Magazine Litt raire, worked for L'Express and for Le Point. He also was responsible of the Christian Bourgois collection 10/18. Specialist of Pop Culture, he was member of a group which help comic books to be recognize and he coined the 9th art word. He wrote prefaces for reference editions of many authors and series for the ditions Robert Laffont. He was responsible of the Bouquins collection since 1982. He worked on authors such as: Eug ne Sue, Gustave Le Rouge, Maurice Leblanc, Fant mas, H. P. Lovecraft, Jack London, etc. That is why he was nicknamed "the man of thousand prefaces."
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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135781804
  • 9786135781809