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Guy de Maupassant
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La Vendetta

3.90  ·  Rating Details  ·  62 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Collection of some of Maupassants's better-known stories.
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Published June 28th 1991 by Alianza
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Oscar
En esta antología de relatos, el tema predominante es el crimen, ya sea por celos, venganza o simple maldad. Maupassant demuestra su maestría a la hora de narrarnos lo recovecos más oscuros del ser humano. He de añadir que estos relatos se alejan de la temática fantástica y sobrenatural. Resalto sobre todo la capacidad de Maupassant para engancharte con unas líneas de manera tal que es imposible dejar de leer. Sin lugar a dudas, todo un maestro.

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This story takes you down a fairly dark corridor if you stop to think about it. My haiku doesn't do it justice, but I've arranged my thoughts into one all the same:

"Internalizing
Pangs of hunger and remorse,
In the name of love."
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Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant was a popular 19th-century French writer. He is one of the fathers of the modern short story. A protege of Flaubert, Maupassant's short stories are characterized by their economy of style and their efficient effortless dénouement. He also wrote six short novels. A number of his stories often denote the futility of war and the innocent civilians who get crushed i ...more
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