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The Generous Gambler
Charles Baudelaire
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The Generous Gambler (World Cultural Heritage Library)

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Published (first published August 22nd 2013)
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Luis Villafane
Jun 04, 2013 Luis Villafane rated it it was amazing
Great and interesting short story about a man who bet something a bit too near and dear.
The greatest trick is the convincing of there being no trick. There also may be an otherworldy flavor in the story as well.

I believe the story is in the public domain as well.
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Charles Pierre Baudelaire was a 19th century French poet, translator, and literary and art critic whose reputation rests primarily on Les Fleurs du Mal; (1857; The Flowers of Evil) which was perhaps the most important and influential poetry collection published in Europe in the 19th century. Similarly, his Petits poèmes en prose (1868; "Little Prose Poems") was the most successful and innovative e ...more
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