“After all,” Count d’Avorsy said,
stirring his tea with the slow movements of a prelate,
“what truth was there in anything that was said
at Court, almost without a...
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...