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A collection of short stories about people in different fields of life. Maupassant has weaved intricate plots and strong characters that have been drawn in detail. The stories throw light on different attitudes and behaviours of people and social interactions. Engrossing
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Published July 13th 2009 by ReadHowYouWant (first published April 26th 2004)
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I'm really enjoying my year long read of Maupassant short stories. Grateful he finally got beyond the war stories in this volume. Now on to Volume 3...
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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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“I entered literary life as a meteor, and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt."

[As quoted in Pol Neveux's introduction, Guy De Maupassant: A Study]”
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