The Quest for Fire
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First US edition
|Original title||La Guerre du feu|
|Illustrator||J. O. Bercher|
|Genre||Historical, Adventure novel|
|Publisher||Pantheon Books (US)|
Published in English
|Media type||Print (hardback & paperback)|
|ISBN||ISBN 0-14-006434-6 (UK Eng. trans.) & ISBN 0-345-30067-X (US Eng. trans.)|
The Quest for Fire (French: La Guerre du feu) is a 1911 Belgian novel by "J.-H. Rosny", the pseudonym of two brothers; the author was likely the elder of the two, Joseph Henri Honoré Boex (1856 - 1940). It was first published in English in 1967.
In popular culture, the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden has a song titled "Quest for Fire" in their 1983 album Piece of Mind. The song is based on the novel.
- According to the dust jacket of a 1967 edition  it was the older brother of the Rosny brothers who was author.
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