Guy de Maupassant

Photograph by [[Nadar]] Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant (, ; ; 5 August 1850 – 6 July 1893) was a 19th-century French author, remembered as a master of the short story form, as well as a representative of the Naturalist school, who depicted human lives, destinies and social forces in disillusioned and often pessimistic terms.

Maupassant was a protégé of Gustave Flaubert and his stories are characterized by economy of style and efficient, seemingly effortless ''dénouements''. Many are set during the Franco-Prussian War of the 1870s, describing the futility of war and the innocent civilians who, caught up in events beyond their control, are permanently changed by their experiences. He wrote 300 short stories, six novels, three travel books, and one volume of verse. His first published story, "Boule de Suif" ("The Dumpling", 1880), is often considered his most famous work. Provided by Wikipedia
Showing 1 - 20 of 25 for search: 'Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893', query time: 0.10s
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1958
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1958
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1958
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1971
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1963
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1961
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1961
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1969
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1960
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1950
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1956
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1953
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1948
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1930
Book
Save to List
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
Published 1976
Book
Save to List
Search Tools: Get RSS Feed Email this Search