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Louis Amédée Achard (1814–1875)

Achard, Louis Amédée (äsh-är’). A French novelist and publicist (1814–75). From 1848 to 1872 the Revue des Deux Mondes brought out a new story from his pen almost every year. He depicts pre-eminently conflicts in family life and society. ‘Parisian Letters’ (1838, under the pseudonym “Grimm”) made his reputation; his other works are: ‘Belle Rose’ (1847); ‘The Royal Chase’ (1849–50); ‘Castles in Spain’ (1854), a collection of stories; ‘The Shirt of Nessus’ (1855); etc.