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GUSTAVE AIMARD

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 439 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GUSTAVE AIMARD, the pen-name of OL1vrnR 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 (186o) ; Nuits mexicaines (1863); La Fore"t vierge (187o). He died in Paris on the 20th of June 1883. Many of his novels have been translated into English.
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