The Necklace and Other Short Stories

The Necklace and Other Short Stories

by Guy de Maupassant

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 05/02/1992

  $8.57
Nine memorable classics, characterized by ironic twists of plot, include "Ball of Fat," regarded by many as technically one of the finest short stories ever written, "The Necklace," "A Piece of String," "Mme. Tellier's Establishment," "Mademoiselle Fifi," "Miss Harriet," "A Way to Wealth," "My Uncle Jules" and "The Horla."
ISBN:
9780486270647
Category:
Classic fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
05-02-1992
Language:
English, French
Publisher:
Dover Publications Inc.
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
128
Dimensions (mm):
208x9x8mm
Weight:
0.1kg
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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