Jean Bruce





Jean Bruce


Born
in France
March 22, 1921

Died
March 26, 1963


Jean Bruce born Jean Brochet on 22 March 1921 was a prolific French popular writer who died in 26 March 1963 in a car accident. He also wrote under the pseudonyms of Jean Alexandre, Jean Alexandre Brochet, Jean-Martin Rouan, and Joyce Lindsay.

He is particularly known for the adventures of secret agent Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, aka OSS 117, of which many novels have been adapted for the screen in the 1960s. Bruce's first OSS 117 novel appeared in 1949. He wrote prolifically with 91 OSS 117 novels and many others before his death in a Jaguar sports car crash.

After his death, his wife Josette Bruce (who died in 1996) continued to write 143 new titles for the OSS 117 character beginning in 1966 until her death. After her death their son and
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Trouble In Tokyo

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Double Take

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Topconferentie - Een avontu...

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Bericht uit parijs

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O.S.S. 117 in de val

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Romance de la mort

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Oss 117 et force noire

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Short Wave

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Live Wire (OSS 117, #2)

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Alles naar wens voor O.S.S....

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