| Eddy Bertin|
| 26 December 1944
Altona, Hamburg, Germany (1944-12-26) |
Edith Brendall, Doriac Greysun
Science fiction, horror fiction, children's literature
Eddy C. Bertin Wikipedia
Eddy C. Bertin is a Belgian author of adult and children's fiction, best known in the United States for his science fiction. He has also written under the pseudonyms Edith Brendall, Doriac Greysun and others.
Bertin was born in Altona, Hamburg, Germany, to a Belgian father and a German mother. The family moved to Belgium soon after his birth, where he has resided since with the exception of one year in Germany. He studied languages at the Provincial Trade and Higher Technical Institute in Ghent, after which he initially worked at a bank. He later became a full-time writer. He lives in "Dunwich House" in Gentbrugge. He is the father of actress Brenda Bertin.
Bertin began writing stories at a young age. He published his first science fiction stories at the end of the 1960s, subsequently branching out into horror, his main literary genre, and (in 1984) children's fiction. Much of his work belongs to a cycle of pieces detailing a future history of mankind. Notable among his children's books are the Valentina Hellebel stories, issued in seven books from 1993-2004. He has also written more than forty pulp novels under various pseudonyms and done translations from Dutch to English and English to Dutch. A relatively small portion of his shorter works have been published in English, most of it in the 1970s.