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Dover language books Dover language books: Best short stories/Les meilleurs contes

  • By Guy de Maupassant
  • Price: £8.99
  • ISBN: 9780486289182
  • Availability: Out of stock - expected on 20/07/2020 if you order today
  • Not a catalogue item - details provisional

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In his stories Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) blended brilliantly realistic depictions of characters moving against carefully described backgrounds with an objectivity and universality that has earned him a place among the finest of all short-story writers. In this collection of seven of his most popular stories, each tale reflects both the author's intimate familiarity with Paris and the provinces in the Belle Epoque, as well as a nonjudgmental humanism that is one of Maupassant's most attractive qualities.

Included in this volume are his celebrated masterpiece "Boule de Suif," along with six other finely crafted selections: "La Parure," "Mademoiselle Fifi," "La Maison Tellier," "La Ficelle," "Miss Harriet," and "Le Horla." The stories are printed in French with excellent new word-for-word English translations on the facing pages.

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Series Dover language books Title Best short stories/Les meilleurs contes
Subject French Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date July 1996 Authors Guy de Maupassant
Binding Paperback Pages 256
Size(mm) 140x215 Weight (gms) 350
ESB Code 301769 ISBN 9780486289182
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - expected on 20/07/2020 if you order today
  Price £8.99


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