The Original Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant Volume 4
Friedrich Nietzsche 's autobiography mentions him in the following text:. Gene Roddenberry , in an early draft for The Questor Tapes , wrote a scene in which the android Questor employs Maupassant's theory that, "the human female will open her mind to a man to whom she has opened other channels of communications. Due to complaints from NBC executives, this part of the script was never filmed. Michel Drach directed and co-wrote a French biographical film : Guy de Maupassant.
Original Short Stories of Maupassant, Volume 4 by Guy De Maupassant, A E Henderson | Waterstones
Claude Brasseur stars as the titular character. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This person's surname is Maupassant , not de Maupassant. See also: Guy de Maupassant bibliography.
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This is not the edition I read. I couldn't find a link on Goodreads for the correct book. After finishing the thirteen volumes of short stories that can be downloaded for free from Project Gutenberg, I had read only of his short stories.
Original Short Stories - Volume 4
And, like the Gutenberg editions, none of these stories is a "fake Maupassant", of w This is not the edition I read. And, like the Gutenberg editions, none of these stories is a "fake Maupassant", of which there are 65 tales that usually clutter up most of the available editions. There are over pages in this book of stories that are "new" and generally very hard to find. There are about a dozen of Maupassant's stories that have never been translated into the English language. So, how were these extra stories?
Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant
It is hard to imagine why a full half of these are not in every edition. There are plentiful "mediocre" stories that read like incidents rather than as fully developed tales, but a full half of them are a pleasure to read and maybe half a dozen are amongst his best work. If you are a Maupassant addict, as I am, you should check out this ebook and really enjoy yourself. Mar 08, Lext rated it it was amazing.
This is short-story writing at its best. I read some of these as a kid, and I still remember the plot of many of them. They're just unforgettable stories. They're concise, funny, satirical, and they describe life at its most mundane and yet most interesting and sometimes shocking juncture. It's a kind of life that someone who grows up in America may never imagine, the kind of closed, stuffy Old World life that may just exist unchanged for millennia.