Little George was making hills of sand in one of the
walks; he took it up with both his hands, made it
into a pyramid, and then put a chestnut leaf on the
top, and his father, sitting on an iron cha...
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...