Arnaud, Georges-Jean

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Arnaud, Georges-Jean Gender: M
Georges Camille Jean Arnaud
born on 3 July 1928 at 14:00 (= 2:00 PM )
Place St.Gilles, France, 43n41, 4e26
Timezone GST h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 11°19' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 16°10 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 23°37'


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.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'romans noirs (religion3)' pdf file, p. 12.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 91)
  • Vocation : Writers : Detective/ Mystery
  • Vocation : Writers : Erotic
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novelist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Sci-Fi/ Fantasy/ Horror
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award