Pierre Benoît. Atlantida (L’Atlantide). 1920.

Pierre Benoît. Atlantida (L’Atlantide). Translated by Mary C. Tongue and Mary Ross. New York: Duffield, 1920.

Translation of Benoît’s novel of Atlantis in the Blad el-khouf, the Country of Fear, in the remote mountains of the Sahara. Atlantida is a vast and subtle lever that raised Atlantis from darkest protohistory back into popular awareness. The book was filmed several times and other writers followed with works on Atlantean themes through the 1920s and 1930s.

Dust jacket of the Duffield edition.

No. 15.