Guy de Maupassant
Guy de Maupassant was born at the Chateau de Miromesnil,
near Dieppe, on August 5th, 1850. The Maupassants
were an old Lorraine family who had settled in Normandy
in the middl...
Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) is the most celebrated of French short-story writers. The brilliance of his technique is combined with an ethical nihilism.Guy de Maupassant was ...
Acknowledged throughout the world as one of the masters of the short story, Guy de Maupassant was also the author of a collection of poetry, a volume of plays, six novels, three travel journals, and m...