There were seven of us on a drag, four women and three
men; one of the latter sat on the box seat beside
the coachman. We were ascending, at a snail’s
pace, the winding road u...
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...