Maupassant


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  • "An Outing in the Countryside" and other stories by Guy de Maupassant

    by Ray

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    1. SIMON’S PAPA (1879) Simon’s mother doesn’t have a husband and she has always been disapproved of and excluded, so when Simon first appears in school he is an object of curiosity that turns to scorn, rejection and outright brutality for a long time afterwards. But one day (...)

  • "Boule de Suif" and other famous stories by Guy de Maupassant

    by Guy de Maupassant

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    1. BOULE DE SUIF (1880) A group of civilians obtains permission from the Prussian forces that have just occupied Rouen during the War of 1870 to leave for the coast: several rich businessmen with their wives, a count and his countess, two nuns, a radical activist and Boule (...)

  • The 298 stories of Guy de Maupassant: synopses, comments and ratings

    by Ray

    Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) was probably the most prolific writer of short fiction in the history of world literature, with 298 stories, novelettes and novellas to his credit [1], almost all of them written in the decade 1880-1889, shortly before his final illness and premature death at the (...)