An intensely personal story of suspicion, jealousy, and family love, this novel shows the influence of such masters as Zola and Flaubert on Maupassant’s writings.
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About Guy de Maupassant
Guy de Maupassant was born in Normandy in 1850. At his parents’ separation he stayed with his mother, who was a friend of Flaubert. As a young man he was lively and athletic, but the first symptoms of syphilis appeared… More about Guy de Maupassant
Published by Penguin Classics Jun 28, 1979| 176 Pages| ISBN 9780140443585