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La vida meteórica de Guy de Maupassant es, tal vez, más apasionante, más novelesca, más llamativa que su propia obra. Individuo petulante y enérgico, Maupassant es el prototipo de cierto escritor orgiástico, vigoroso: un bon vivant del fin de siecle que, por añadidura, tiene consigo el pródigo don de la palabra, el apabullante poderío de la pluma.

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Unknown Binding, 284 pages
Published December 31st 1989 by Flammarion-Pere Castor (first published 1989)
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Ribelle, insolente, insofferente, spesso arrogante e smargiasso. Ingordo di vita e di piacere. Forse d’amore.
Flaubert lo ama come un figlio. Lo aiuta, lo sprona, gli dà consigli. Ne riconosce il grande talento quando, giovinetto, gli sottopone le sue liriche. In lui non vede solo il poeta, vi riconosce le caratteristiche del grande scrittore. In una lettera datata 1 febbraio 1880, Flaubert scrive a Maupassant, in merito a “Palla di sego”: "... Il paesaggio e i personaggi sono ben delineati e l
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