The Necklace Summary
Guy De Maupassant

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The Necklace Summary

Guy de Maupassant's short story "The Necklace" ("La parure") was first published in the Paris newspaper Le Gaulois on February 17, 1884, and was subsequently included in his 1885 collection of short stories Tales of Day and Night (Contes de jour et de la nuit). Like most of Maupassant's short fiction, it was an instant success, and it has become his most widely read and anthologized story. In addition to its well-rounded characters, tight plotting, wealth of...

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