The Necklace and Other Tales

byGuy De MaupassantIntroduction byAdam Gopnik Translated byJoachim Neugroschel

November 11, 2003|
The Necklace and Other Tales by Guy De Maupassant
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Includes The Necklace, Butterball, The Tellier House, On the Water, Mademoiselle Fifi, The Mask, The Inn, A Day in the Country, The Hand, The Jewels, The Model, The Entity (The Horla)

These stories—poignant scrutinies of social pretension, wicked tales of lust and love, and harrowing examinations of terror and madness—display the full genius of Guy de Maupassant in an enthralling new translation by Joachim Neugroschel. They reveal Maupassant’s remarkable range, his technical perfection, his sexual realism, and his ability to create whole worlds and sum up intricate universes of feeling in a few pages
Guy de Maupassant (1850--1893), after serving in the Franco-Prussian War, became a close friend of Flaubert and his circle. He wrote hundreds of short stories as well as novels and verse. In his later years, he suffered from mental illness, and he died in an asylum.Joachim Neugroschel’s translations include definitive renderings of Ka...
Title:The Necklace and Other Tales
Product dimensions:224 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.5 in
Published:November 11, 2003
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780375757174

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