Georges Arthur Surdez (1900–1949) was a writer of adventure stories. He was born in Bienne, Switzerland, of French descent. He first visited America at the age of thirteen, and went to school in New York. He invented the term "Russian Roulette" in a story of the same name published in Collier's magazine.
- Swords of the Soudan, 1923.
- The Demon Caravan, 1927
- They March from Yesterday (1 March 1930, published by Adventure magazine).
- Homeland, 1946 (autobiographical novel).
- Dinner for Monsieur Martin.
- The Yellow Streak
- Sons Of The Sword, 1928, published in Adventure.
- A Game In The Bush
- Hell's Half-Way House
- Russian roulette, 1937, published in Collier's.
- The Haunted Wall, 1941
- Wagner, Jack (May 7, 2011). "Short Biography of Georges Surdez".
- "Blue Book Stories of Adventure for MEN, by MEN". 73 (5). September 1941.
- Othen, Christopher. "The Man Who Invented Russian Roulette".
- Penzler, Otto (2011). The Big Book of Adventure Stories. Vintage. p. 399. ISBN 0-307-47450-X.
- "Georges Surdez - Writer of French Foreign Legion stories". 10 June 2012.
- "Adventure 1930-03-01". Magazineart.org.
- Best Short Shorts. New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1958. Print.
- "The Haunted Wall". Collier's Weekly. November 1, 1941.
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