A Parisian Affair

A Parisian Affair

Pocket Penguins Book 11

by Guy de Maupassant

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 30/05/2016

RRP  $14.99 $14.75
Nowhere could she discover the dens of iniquity about which she had dreamed...

Set in the Paris of society women, prostitutes and small-minded bourgeousie, and the isolated villages of rural Normandy that de Maupassant knew as a child, the thirty-three tales in this volume are among the most darkly humorous and brilliant short stories in nineteenth-century literature.

ISBN:
9780241260845
9780241260845
Category:
Classic fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
30-05-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Books, Limited
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
368
Dimensions (mm):
182x117x23mm
Weight:
0.21kg
Guy de Maupassant

Guy de Maupassant was born in Normandy in 1850. In addition to his six novels, which include Bel-Ami (1885) and Pierre et Jean (1888), he wrote hundreds of short stories, the most famous of which is 'Boule de suif'.

By the late 1870s, he began to develop the first signs of syphilis, and in 1891 he was committed to an asylum in Paris, having tried to commit suicide. He died there two years later.

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