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  • Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

    series Classics To Go
    Guy de Maupassant died insane due to venereal disease in 1893 at the young age of 43. He died but his great novels and particularly his short stories have endured. Anyone who loves fiction will enjoy this book including his great tales such as The Necklace and The Horla. (Amazon) ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • A Collection of Short-Stories

    The book, “A Collection of Short-Stories,” originally published in 1914, contains samples from such master storytellers as Rudyard Kipling, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Robert Louis Stevenson, also Björnstjerne Björnson, Frank R. Stockton and Guy de Maupassant. Edited by Lemuel Arthur “L.A.” Pittenger, a famous Indiana educator and president of Ball State University, the volume is ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Mont Oriol; or, A Romance of Auvergne

    A Novel

    "Mont Oriol" by Guy de Maupassant is a French romance novel set in Auvergne. The story reveals the social life and customs of the 19th century along with interpersonal relationships. Excerpt: "The first bathers, the early risers, who had already been at the water, were walking slowly, in pairs or alone, under the huge trees along the stream which rushes down the gorges of Enval. Others arrived ... Read more

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  • The Sisters Rondoli, and Other Stories

    Translated by Ernest Augustus Boyd ...
    "The Sisters Rondoli and Other Stories" is a collection of 19 short stories embracing love, sex, and marriage, the favorite topics of Maupassant. Guy de Maupassant is still the world's acknowledged master in the art of writing a short story. Besides, the favorite writer's themes, this selection, chosen and translated by Michael Jones, also features Maupassant's travel experiences and his cynical ... Read more

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  • Notre Coeur; or, A Woman's Pastime

    A Novel

    "Notre Coeur; or, A Woman's Pastime" by Guy de Maupassant is a psychological novel about a frigid heartless woman. In this French story, the hero is devastated by the violent, melancholic, cruel, and passionate love. He takes another mistress, but she can hardly satisfy him. Excerpt: "One day Massival, the celebrated composer of "Rebecca," who for fifteen years, now, had been known as "the young ... Read more

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  • Bel-Ami or, The History of a Scoundrel

    Bel-Ami by Guy De Maupassant ([bɛlami], "Dear Friend") is the second novel by French author Guy de Maupassant, published in 1885; an English translation titled Bel Ami, or, The History of a Scoundrel: A Novel first appeared in 1903.The story chronicles journalist Georges Duroy's corrupt rise to power from a poor former cavalry NCO in France's African colonies, to one of the most successful men in ... Read more

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  • The Snipe

    Translated by A. E. Henderson ...
    A stroke of paralysis has left Baron des Ravots crippled, but thanks to the toil and dedication of his dutiful servants, he can still entertain guests and hunt birds with great success. With "The Snipe", Guy de Maupassant offers an exploration of the relationship between master and servant in a society dominated by large social class differences. By satirizing the everyday life of a rich bourgeois ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Two Friends

    Translated by A. E. Henderson ...
    It's 1870 and the Siege of Paris is in full swing, where the French-Prussian war has brought daily life to a halt. Wearied, starving, and strung out on absinthe, two men meet by chance at their favourite fishing spot. "Two Friends" follows Morissot and Sauvage as they make their way into no man's land and drink away the miseries of the war. A powerful short story that extolls the virtues of French ... Read more

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  • What was Really the Matter with Andrew

    Matilda cannot wait for her husband to be away so she can invite Captain Sommerive into her house and heart. But as their love affair grows more passionate, Matilda begins to see that the secret could cost her everything. With her fifteen month old son crying at the very sight of her lover, and the Captain himself growing bolder by the minute, it seems inevitable that Matilda's husband must ... Read more

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  • Two Little Soldiers

    Translated by A. E. Henderson ...
    Jean and Luc are two best friends serving in the army. Life as a soldier is unforgiving, but every Sunday provides a ray of hope for the two soldiers as they walk down the Seine river and lunch in a forest that reminds them of home. The idyllic countryside of Champioux is, to them, a little heaven. Yet when a milkmaid catches one of the soldier's eyes, the two friends' ordered world begins to ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Signal

    When the Baronne de Grangerie attempts to imitate the gestures of a woman in the window on the opposite side of the street, she gets much more than she bargained for. Will she make her next move based on her sensual appetites, or will her conscience prevail? With his short story "The Signal" from 1886, Guy de Maupassant conveys the little dramas and daily preoccupations of the rich and bored ... Read more

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  • The Spasm

    Translated by A. E. Henderson ...
    "My heart was throbbing wildly. I was frightened. I opened the door brusquely, and in the darkness I distinguished a white figure, standing erect, something that resembled an apparition." When the narrator in Guy de Maupassant's short story "The Spasm" meets a father and his ill daughter at a health spa, he is reminded of characters from the universe of Edgar Allan Poe. What they proceed to ... Read more

    $2.99 USD