Jules de Grandin
is a fictional occult detective
created by Seabury Quinn
for Weird Tales
. Assisted by Dr. Trowbridge (a Dr Watson
-like figure), de Grandin fought ghosts
in over ninety stories between 1925 and 1951. Jules de Grandin and Dr. Trowbridge lived in Harrisonville, New Jersey
. De Grandin was a French physician and expert on the occult, and member of the French Sûreté
. Often, the supernatural entities in the mysteries are revealed not to be supernatural, but the actions of insane, evil, depraved human beings.
The entire series of stories has been reprinted in a three volume set called The Complete Adventures of Jules de Grandin.
- "The Complete Adventures of Jules de Grandin". The Battered Silicon Dispatch Box. 16 November 2006. .