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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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Used availability for Guy de Maupassant's A Life

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
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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
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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

August 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A LIFE (The Humble Truth): A Satirical novel about the folly of romantic illusion from one of the greatest French writers, who had influenced Tolstoy, ... Maugham, O. Henry, Chekhov and Henry James
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
Publisher: Musaicum Books
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July 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Life: The Humble Truth (The Classic Unabridged English Edition): Satirical novel about the folly of romantic illusion from one of the greatest French ... Maugham, O. Henry, Chekhov and Henry James
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
Publisher: e-artnow
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April 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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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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June 1999 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Life: The Humble Truth (Oxford World's Classics)
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA