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Une Vie, A Piece of String and Other Stories

(2003)
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Zola had contributed the manuscript of the "Attaque du Moulin," and it was at Maupassant's house that the five young men gave in their contributions. Each one read his story, Maupassant being the last. When he had finished Boule de Suif, with a spontaneous impulse, with an emotion they never forgot, filled with enthusiasm at this revelation, they all rose and, without superfluous words, acclaimed him as a master. He undertook to write the article for the Gaulois and, in cooperation with his friends, he worded it in the terms with which we are familiar, amplifying and embellishing it, yielding to an inborn taste for mystification which his youth rendered excusable. The essential point, he said, is to "unmoor" criticism. It was unmoored. The following day Wolff wrote a polemical dissertation in the Figaro and carried away his colleagues. The volume was a brilliant success, thanks to Boule de Suif. Despite the novelty, the honesty of effort, on the part of all, no mention was made of the other stories. Relegated to the second rank, they passed without notice. From his first battle, Maupassant was master of the field in literature.

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August 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Une Vie a Piece of String and Other Stories
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 0-554-31658-7 / 978-0-554-31658-1 (USA edition)
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August 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Une Vie a Piece of String and Other Stories (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 0-554-22355-4 / 978-0-554-22355-1 (USA edition)
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January 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Une Vie, a Piece of String and Other Stories, V1
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 1-4142-3763-4 / 978-1-4142-3763-3 (USA edition)
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August 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Une Vie, a Piece of String and Other Stories
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant, Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 1-59224-566-8 / 978-1-59224-566-6 (USA edition)
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June 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Une Vie, a Piece of String and Other Stories
Author(s): Maupassant Guy de
ISBN: 1-318-77846-8 / 978-1-318-77846-1 (UK edition)
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May 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Une Vie, a Piece of String and Other Stories
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 1-5033-0331-4 / 978-1-5033-0331-7 (USA edition)
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February 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Une Vie, A Piece of String and Other Stories
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 1-4068-5561-8 / 978-1-4068-5561-6 (UK edition)
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January 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Une Vie, a Piece of String and Other Stories
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 1-4076-4197-2 / 978-1-4076-4197-3 (UK edition)
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August 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: Une Vie, a Piece of String and Other Stories: Une Vie and Other Stories
Author(s): Albert M C McMaster, A E Henderson, Mme Quesada Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 1-4264-2148-6 / 978-1-4264-2148-8 (USA edition)
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January 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Une Vie, a Piece of String and Other Stories, V1
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 1-4142-3764-2 / 978-1-4142-3764-0 (USA edition)
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September 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: Une Vie, A Piece of String and Other Stories
Author(s): Guy de Maupassant
ISBN: 1-59224-423-8 / 978-1-59224-423-2 (USA edition)
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June 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Une Vie, a Piece of String and Other Stories
Author(s): Guy de, 1850-1893 Maupassant
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May 2012 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Une Vie, a Piece of String and Other Stories
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