THE COLONEL’S IDEAS
“Upon my word,” said Colonel Laporte,
“although I am old and gouty, my legs as stiff
as two pieces of wood, yet if a pretty woman were to
tell me to go thro...
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...