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The Best Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant

(1986)
A collection of stories by

 
Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant (1850 - 1893) was a popular 19th-century French writer, considered one of the fathers of the modern short story and arguably the world's best short story writer.

Maupassant's stories are characterized by their clever plots, clear style and surprise endings. Many of the stories describe the futility of war and the innocent civilians who, caught in the conflict, emerge changed. But most of his stories deal with love, often focusing on themes of adultery and prostitution.

No one was better than Maupassant at telling a really good story, and here is a collection of Guy de Maupassant's greatest tales all in one book.

    

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January 1920 : USA Hardback
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Title: Best Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 0-88411-589-5 / 978-0-88411-589-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Amereon Ltd
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Paperback Editions

1968 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Best Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 0-8049-0161-9 / 978-0-8049-0161-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Airmont Publishing Co.
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