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A Life

A Life

(1959)
The Humble Truth
A novel by

 
What is a life? How shall a storyteller conceive a life? What if art means pattern and life has none? How can any story be true to life? These are some of the questions which inform this text, in which the author seeks to parody and expose the folly of romantic illusion.

 
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Hardback Editions

May 1977 : USA Hardback
Title: A Life (Hyperion library of world literature)
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 0-88355-576-X / 978-0-88355-576-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hyperion Press
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Paperback Editions

May 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: A Life The Humble Truth (Oxford World's Classics)
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 0-19-955551-6 / 978-0-19-955551-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: OUP Oxford
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June 1999 : UK Paperback
Title: A Life: The Humble Truth (Oxford World's Classics)
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 0-19-283298-0 / 978-0-19-283298-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
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Kindle Editions

April 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: A Life: The Humble Truth (Unabridged): Satirical novel about the folly of romantic illusion from one of the greatest French writers, who had influenced ... Maugham, O. Henry, Chekhov and Henry James
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
Publisher: e-artnow
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March 1999 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: A Life: The Humble Truth (Oxford World's Classics)
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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