Mme. Oreille was a very economical woman; she
knew the value of a centime, and possessed a whole
storehouse of strict principles with regard to the
multiplication of money, so that her co...
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...