joint pen name of É·mile Erckmann [ey-meel], /eɪˈmil/, 1822–99, and A·le·xan·dre Chatrian [a-lek-sahn-druh], /a lɛkˈsɑ̃ drə/, 1826–90, collaborating French novelists and dramatists.
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How to use Erckmann-Chatrian in a sentence
As we bowled along in pursuit the scene reminded me of descriptions in the novels of Sienkiewicz or Erckmann-Chatrian.War in the Garden of Eden | Kermit Roosevelt
Erckmann-Chatrian's books had been an introduction to the lovely region; and several of them were our companions there.George Eliot's Life, Vol. III (of 3) | George Eliot
But Erckmann-Chatrian took it from a much later story-teller.Theodore Watts-Dunton | James Douglas
The fiction of Erckmann-Chatrian appears to have suggested various English stories.The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction | Dorothy Scarborough
A clever critic remarked that Erckmann-Chatrian's characters are always hungry and eating.Methods of Authors | Hugo Erichsen