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The Necklace And Other Stories

by Guy De Maupassant|

This title releases June 21, 2016

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A Parisian civil servant turned protégé of Flaubert, Guy de Maupassant is considered not only one of the greatest short story writers in all of French literature but also a pioneer of psychological realism and modernism who helped define the form. Credited with influencing the likes of…read more

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A Parisian civil servant turned protégé of Flaubert, Guy de Maupassant is considered not only one of the greatest short story writers in all of French literature but also a pioneer of psychological realism and modernism who helped define the form. Credited with influencing the likes of…read more

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New edition features 7 of the most popular tales of one of the greatest of all short-story writers. Included are "La Parure," "Mademoiselle Fifi," "La Maison Tellier," "La Ficelle," "Miss Harriet," "Boule de Suif" and "Le Horla," all reflecting Maupassant's intimate familiarity with Paris and the…read more

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A Parisian Affair

by Guy De Maupassant|

This title releases May 31, 2016

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'Nowhere could she discover the dens of iniquity about which she had dreamed...' Set in the Paris of society women, prostitutes and small-minded bourgeousie, and the isolated villages of rural Normandy that de Maupassant knew as a child, the thirty-three tales in this volume are among the most…read more

Afloat

by Guy De Maupassant|

April 29, 2008

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Afloat, originally published as Sur l’eau in 1888, is a book of dazzling but treacherously shifting currents, a seemingly simple logbook of a sailing cruise along the French Mediterranean coast that opens up to reveal unexpected depths, as Guy de Maupassant merges fact and fiction, dream and…read more

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This selection of twenty-seven stories shows Maupassant at his comic, cruel, and brilliant best. In addition to the poignant title story, it includes one of the most famous tales ever written, The Necklace , and Le Horla, an account of a disintegrating personality that chillingly parallels the…read more

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For days and days, nights and nights, I had dreamed of that first kiss which was to consecrate our engagement, and I knew not on what spot I should put my lips. Not on her forehead, that was accustomed to family caresses, nor on her light hair, which mercenary hands had dressed, nor on her eyes,…read more

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This carefully crafted ebook: "Mademoiselle Fifi and Other Stories - Bilingual Edition (English / French)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Guy de Maupassant (1850 - 1893) was a popular French writer, considered one of the fathers of the modern short…read more

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`every heart imagines itself the first to thrill to a myriad sensations which once stirred the hearts of the earliest creatures and which will again stir the hearts of the last men and women to walk the earth' What is a life? How shall a storyteller conceive a life? What if art means pattern and…read more

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«  Boule de Suif , le conte de mon disciple don’t j’ai lu ce matin les épreuves, est un chef-d’oeuvre, je maintiens le mot, un chef-d’oeuvre de composition, de comique d’observation. » Paul Morand n’est pas moins enthousiaste que Flaubert : « une grande nouveauté, une parfaite…read more