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Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail (1829–1871)

Ponson du Terrail, Pierre Alexis (pô-sô dü ter-īl’). A French romancer; born at Montmaur near Grenoble, July 8, 1829; died at Bordeaux, Jan. 31, 1871. He wrote an incredible number of works of fiction; among his works are: ‘Heritage of a Centenarian’; ‘Gown and Sword’ (1857); ‘The Matrimonial Agency’; ‘Memoirs of a Man of the World’ (1861); ‘Nights at the Gilded House’; ‘The King of Navarre’s Mistress’ (1863); ‘The Great World’s Bohemians’ (1867); ‘Dr. Rousselle’s Secret’ (1869); ‘Aurora’s Amours’ (1870).