He was known for thirty miles round was father Toine—­fat
Toine, Toine-my-extra, Antoine Macheble, nicknamed
Burnt-Brandy—­the innkeeper of Tournevent.
It was he who had made...
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...