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Original Short Stories of Maupassant, Volume 3

Guy de Maupassant

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96 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 6.1in. x 0.2in.Guy de Maupassant (5 August 1850 6 July 1893) was a popular 19th-century French writer and considered one of the fathers of the modern short story. A protg of Flaubert, Maupassants stories are characterized by their economy of style and their efficient, effortless dnouement. 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 also wrote six short novels. Volume includes: Miss HarrietLittle Louise RoqueThe DonkeyMoironThe Dispenser of Holy WaterThe ParricideBerthaThe PatronThe DoorA SaleThe Impolite SexA Wedding GiftThe Relic This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781406833805

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About Original Short Stories - Volume 3 by Guy de Maupassant

Guy de Maupassant is widely regarded as the father of the modern short story. As his 13 volumes of short stories attest, he was a prolific writer of this form. He had a simple, efficient style of writing and, like Anton Chekhov, found inspiration for his stories in the day-to-day lives of characters, in which their hidden natures are often revealed. Many of his works also centerd on the Franco-Prussian War, in which he served. Original Short Stories - Volume 1 by Guy de Maupassant is short-story writing at its best. They're just unforgettable stories. They're concise, funny, satirical, and they describe life at its most mundane and yet most interesting and sometimes shocking juncture. It's a kind of life that someone who grows up in America may never imagine, the kind of closed, stuffy Old World life that may just exist unchanged for millennia.

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