The warm autumn sun was beating down on the farmyard.
Under the grass, which had been cropped close by the
cows, the earth soaked by recent rains, was soft and
sank in under the fee...
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...