Selected Stories of Guy de Maupassant

Selected Stories of Guy de Maupassant

by Guy de Maupassant

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Overview

The literary godfather of such writers as H. H. Munro ("Saki"), O Henry, and Roald Dahl, Maupassant was the master of writing short stories with a twist. Now his most fascinating tales have been collected in this sterling collection. Newly designed and typeset in a modern 6-by-9-inch format by Waking Lion Press.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781600962868
Publisher: The Editorium
Publication date: 07/30/2008
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(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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