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P.-J. Stahl (1814–1886)

Stahl, P.-J. (stäl). The pseudonym of P. J. Hetzel, a French publisher and author; born in Chartres, Jan. 15, 1814; died at Monte Carlo, March 17, 1886. Of Alsatian origin, he studied law in Germany when a youth, basing upon his experiences during this period his first literary successes: ‘The Life of a Student’; ‘The Story of a Snuffler’; and others. Among his popular works, most of which were published by himself, may be mentioned: ‘The Voyages and Discoveries of Mlle. Lili, and of her Cousin Lucien’; ‘The Devil at Paris’; ‘The Wit of Woman and the Woman of Wit.’