Gustave Aimard

AIMARD, GUSTAVE, the pen-name of OLIVIER GLOUX (1818-1883), French novelist, who was born in Paris on the 13th of September 1818.  He made use of the materials collected in a roving and adventurous youth and early manhood in numerous romances in the style of J. Fenimore Cooper.  Among the best of them are: Les Trappeurs de l’Arkansas (1858); La Grande flibuste (1860); Nuits mexicaines (1863); La Foret vierge (1870).  He died in Paris on the 20th of June 1883.  Many of his novels have been translated into English.




Source: 1911 encyclopedia.






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