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From the time of his release in until the outbreak of the Second World War , he wrote virtually non-stop. Between and , Ray produced over a hundred tales in a series of detective stories , The Adventures of Harry Dickson , the American Sherlock Holmes.
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He had been hired to translate a series from the German, but Ray found the stories so bad that he suggested to his Amsterdam publisher that he should re-write them instead. The publisher agreed, provided only that each story be about the same length as the original, and match the book's cover illustration. The Harry Dickson stories are admired by the film director Alain Resnais among others. During the winter of — Resnais met with Ray in the hope of making a film based on the Harry Dickson character, but nothing came of the project.
After the war he was again reduced to hackwork, writing comic-strip scenarios by the name of John Flanders. He was rescued from obscurity by Raymond Queneau and Roland Stragliati , whose influence got Malpertuis reprinted in French in Hubert Van Calenbergh. Studies in Weird Fiction , No.
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