PUBLISHERS OF LITERARY FICTION SINCE 1983
Jacques Cazotte (1719-1792) studied law, qualifying in 1740 and went to Paris to work for the Admiralty. A posting to Martinique ruined his health and he retired from the Admiralty to France. He wrote several novels but the only one still read is The Devil in Love. La Harpe's Jacques Cazotte Prophecy, in which he is credited in predicting The French Revolution appears in The Dedalus Book of French Horror.