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The Works of Guy de Maupassant By Guy de Maupassant
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This collection of the works of Guy de Maupassant, 1850-1893, contains the following books: The History of a Heart (Une vie), The history of a scoundrel (Bel-Ami), Pierre and Jean (Pierre et Jean),... More > Strong as Death (Fort comme la mort), Yvette< Less
Original Short Stories By Guy De Maupassant By Guy Maupassant
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Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant was a popular 19th-century French writer, considered one of the fathers of the modern short story and one of the form's finest exponents. A... More > protégé of Flaubert, Maupassant's stories are characterized by their economy of style and efficient, effortless dénouements. Many of the stories are set during the Franco-Prussian War of the 1870s and several describe the futility of war and the innocent civilians who, caught in the conflict, emerge changed. He authored some 300 short stories, six novels, three travel books, and one volume of verse. The story "Boule de Suif" ("Ball of Fat", 1880) is often accounted his masterpiece.< Less
Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant By Guy de Maupassant
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Maupassant - the father of the modern short story and one of the form's finest exponents - COMPLETE STORIES!! Now you have opportunity to read many volumes of his brilliant stories, characterized by... More > their economy of style and efficient, effortless dénouement. Many of the stories are set during the Franco-Prussian War of the 1870s and several describe the futility of war and the innocent civilians who, caught in the conflict, emerge changed. ''The reader is charmed at the saneness of this revived art and yet, here and there, he is surprised to discover, amid descriptions of nature that are full of humanity, disquieting flights towards the supernatural, distressing conjurations, veiled at first, of the most commonplace, the most vertiginous shuddering fits of fear, as old as the world and as eternal as the unknown. But, instead of being alarmed, he thinks that the author must be gifted with infallible intuition to follow out thus the taints in his characters...'' (Introductory by Pol Neveux)< Less
Fear Through the Short Stories of Poe and Maupassant By Edgar Allan Poe & Guy De Maupassant
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« I also know of something strange, so strange that it has haunted me all my life. It is now fifty-six years since the incident occurred, and yet not a month passes that I do not see it again... More > in a dream, so great is the impression of fear it has left on my mind. For ten minutes I experienced such horrible fright that ever since then a sort of constant terror has remained with me. Sudden noises startle me violently, and objects imperfectly distinguished at night inspire me with a mad desire to flee from them. In short, I am afraid of the dark! » – (Guy de Maupassant)< Less
The Entire Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant : Volume 8 (Illustrated) By Guy de Maupassant
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Guy de Maupassant is one of the modern masters of the art of the short story and has influenced practitioners of that genre from his time to the present. "I entered literary life as a meteor,... More > and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt." These words of Maupassant to Jose Maria de Heredia on the occasion of a memorable meeting are, in spite of their morbid solemnity, not an inexact summing up of the brief career during which, for ten years, the writer, by turns undaunted and sorrowful, with the fertility of a master hand produced poetry, novels, romances and travels, only to sink prematurely into the abyss of madness and death. . . . . This book contains all thirteen volumes of his original short stories.< Less
The Entire Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant, Vol. 1 (Illustrated) By Guy de Maupassant
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Guy de Maupassant is one of the modern masters of the art of the short story and has influenced practitioners of that genre from his time to the present. "I entered literary life as a meteor,... More > and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt." These words of Maupassant to Jose Maria de Heredia on the occasion of a memorable meeting are, in spite of their morbid solemnity, not an inexact summing up of the brief career during which, for ten years, the writer, by turns undaunted and sorrowful, with the fertility of a master hand produced poetry, novels, romances and travels, only to sink prematurely into the abyss of madness and death. . . . . This book contains all thirteen volumes of his original short stories.< Less
The Entire Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant : Volume 10 (Illustrated) By Guy de Maupassant
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Guy de Maupassant is one of the modern masters of the art of the short story and has influenced practitioners of that genre from his time to the present. "I entered literary life as a meteor,... More > and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt." These words of Maupassant to Jose Maria de Heredia on the occasion of a memorable meeting are, in spite of their morbid solemnity, not an inexact summing up of the brief career during which, for ten years, the writer, by turns undaunted and sorrowful, with the fertility of a master hand produced poetry, novels, romances and travels, only to sink prematurely into the abyss of madness and death. . . . . This book contains all thirteen volumes of his original short stories.< Less
The Entire Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant : Volume 12 (Illustrated) By Guy de Maupassant
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Guy de Maupassant is one of the modern masters of the art of the short story and has influenced practitioners of that genre from his time to the present. "I entered literary life as a meteor,... More > and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt." These words of Maupassant to Jose Maria de Heredia on the occasion of a memorable meeting are, in spite of their morbid solemnity, not an inexact summing up of the brief career during which, for ten years, the writer, by turns undaunted and sorrowful, with the fertility of a master hand produced poetry, novels, romances and travels, only to sink prematurely into the abyss of madness and death. . . . . This book contains all thirteen volumes of his original short stories.< Less
The Entire Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant : Volume 13 (Illustrated) By Guy de Maupassant
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Guy de Maupassant is one of the modern masters of the art of the short story and has influenced practitioners of that genre from his time to the present. "I entered literary life as a meteor,... More > and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt." These words of Maupassant to Jose Maria de Heredia on the occasion of a memorable meeting are, in spite of their morbid solemnity, not an inexact summing up of the brief career during which, for ten years, the writer, by turns undaunted and sorrowful, with the fertility of a master hand produced poetry, novels, romances and travels, only to sink prematurely into the abyss of madness and death. . . . . This book contains all thirteen volumes of his original short stories.< Less
The Entire Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant, Vol. 2 (Illustrated) By Guy de Maupassant
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Guy de Maupassant is one of the modern masters of the art of the short story and has influenced practitioners of that genre from his time to the present. "I entered literary life as a meteor,... More > and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt." These words of Maupassant to Jose Maria de Heredia on the occasion of a memorable meeting are, in spite of their morbid solemnity, not an inexact summing up of the brief career during which, for ten years, the writer, by turns undaunted and sorrowful, with the fertility of a master hand produced poetry, novels, romances and travels, only to sink prematurely into the abyss of madness and death. . . . . This book contains all thirteen volumes of his original short stories.< Less

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