The Short Stories
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This book is a collection of the complete works of short stories of Guy De Maupassant.

Guy de Maupassant was a master of the short story. This collection displays his lively diversity, with tales that vary in theme and tone, ranging from tragedy and satire to comedy and farce. In a lucidly direct style, he provides unflinching realism and sceptical irony. He depicts the deceptions, hypocrisies and vanities at different levels of society. Prostitution is frankly described, while the harshness of war is deftly exposed.

His tales have been televised and have influenced films, operas and rock music. Unillusioned but humane, Maupassant remains our contemporary.

Short Stories include:
    Boule de Suif
    Two Friends
    Madame Tellier’s Establishment
    Madamoiselle Fifi
    Clair de Lune
    Miss Harriet
    The Necklace
    Madamoiselle Pearl
    The Piece of String
    Madame Husson’s ‘Rosier’
    That Pig of a Morin
    Useless Beauty
    The Olive Orchard
    A Sale
    Two Little Soldiers
|Introduction by Cedric Watts, M.A., Ph.D.|
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