Georges Jean Arnaud
- Category : 1928-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 2/5 - Hermit / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (28,32,50)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Tension 2
French author of more than three hundred novels of different genres, including espionage thrillers, detective fiction, science fiction, horror, erotic fiction, and mainstream literature.
His espionage fiction includes two series of note: Luc Ferran (16 novels), written with the pseudonym of "Gil Darcy" for publisher L'Arabesque from 1963 to 1969; and Le Commander for Fleuve Noir's magazine Espionnage, with about thirty novels written between 1967 and 1980.
Arnaud also wrote non-series espionage novels with the pseudonyms of "Saint-Gilles" and "Georges Murey" for Ferenczi (1958–1960) and L'Arabesque (1957–1965), and another fifty-odd novels by his own name for Fleuve Noir's Espionnage (1961–1986).
Arnaud's best known work is La Compagnie des glaces (The Company of the Ices), a post-apocalyptic science fiction saga set in a new ice age where railway companies rule the world.
Georges-Jean Arnaud died in La Londe-les-Maures on 26 April 2020 at age 91.