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Eleven Stories (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Eleven Stories (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Guy de Maupassant

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Overview

Eleven classic short stories by the great French master of the form. Included are: "One Evening," "The Devil," "A Sister's Confession," "The Beggar," "The Drunkard," "The Adopted Son," "An Artifice," "My Uncle Sosthenes," "Father Milon," "The Piece of String," and "Solitude."


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ISBN-13: 9781411463967
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 10/04/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 308
File size: 214 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Guy de Maupassant (1850–1893) was born near Dieppe, France. Arriving in Paris in 1871, he spent ten years as a clerk with the Department of the Navy, working on his fiction in his spare time. His early efforts so impressed Gustave Flaubert that the elder writer took him on as a protégé. His first collection of stories, published in 1881 was a great success. In addition to writing over 300 short stories—tales  marked by objectivity and a highly controlled and economic style—he also published six novels and three travel books. Maupassant is considered one of the founders and finest exponents of the modern “naturalistic” short story. 

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