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La Série Noire


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Jacques Prévert (1900—1977)

Boris Vian (1920—1959)

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Marcel Duhamel launched Gallimard's thriller collection in 1945, its punning title suggested by Jacques Prévert. Translators, including Boris Vian, adapted Chase, Cheyney, and Chandler for the post‐war vogue of Americana ...

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