- Category : 1906-births
- Type : MS
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sphinx 2
French fiction writer, who published over 100 novels and short stories, most of them humorous thrillers. They were very popular and a considerable number were turned into films.
His debut novel was Aller sans Retour (single fare, no return), written while in Geneva, before going to Paris. He was one of the most famous French authors of the illustrious "le Masque" collection. He wrote a number of novels set in Scotland (Imogene series) and in Italy. His other interests included gourmet food and fine wines.
He died on 8 March 1989, aged 82, in Saint-Étienne, France.