Complete Original Short Stories Book 1

Complete Original Short Stories Book 1

by Guy de Maupassant
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Overview

Rare edition with unique illustrations and elegant classic cream paper.

"I entered literary life as a meteor, 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.

Includes unique illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781720862307
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/15/2018
Pages: 338
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) was a prolific French writer best remembered as a master of the short story and a father of the genre. He delighted in clever plotting and served as a model for later short story practitioners through favorites such as "The Necklace," "The Horla," "The False Gems," and "Useless Beauty." Maupassant wrote some 300 short stories, as well as six novels, three travel books, and one volume of verse.

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