Guy de Maupassant

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The works of Guy de Maupassant, the undisputed master of the short story, are still among the most widely read masterpieces of French literature today. This comprehensive eBook presents Maupassant’s complete novels, stories, poetry and non-fiction, with numerous illustrations, introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Maupassant’s life and works

* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts

* ALL 6 novels, with individual contents tables

* Includes the rare novels MONT ORIOL and NOTRE COEUR appearing here for the first time in digital publishing

* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Famous works such as BEL-AMI are fully illustrated with their original artwork

* 288 short stories – the largest collection of Maupassant’s short stories available in English

* Special chronological and alphabetical tables for the short stories

* Easily locate the short stories you want to read

* Three plays, including the scarce first play A TALE OF OLD TIMES

* Includes Maupassant’s complete travel books – spend hours exploring the author’s personal adventures

* Also includes the author’s rare collection of poetry

* Special criticism section, with essays by authors such as Leo Tolstoy, Henry James and Joseph Conrad, evaluating Maupassant’s contribution to literature

* Features the revealing biography written by the Maupassant’s valet, appearing here for the first time

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

 

Please note: a few minor works have never been translated in English and so cannot appear in the collection. When new translations enter the public domain they will be added to the eBook as a free update.

 

CONTENTS:

 

The Novels

A LIFE

BEL-AMI

MONT ORIOL

PIERRE AND JEAN

STRONG AS DEATH

NOTRE COEUR

 

The Short Stories

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

 

The Plays

A TALE OF OLD TIMES

MUSOTTE

A COMEDY OF MARRIAGE

 

The Poetry

DES VERS

 

The Travel Books

AU SOLEIL

SUR L’EAU

LA VIE ERRANTE

 

The Criticism

GUY DE MAUPASSANT by Joseph Conrad

INTRODUCTION TO THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT by Leo Tolstoy

GUY DE MAUPASSANT by Henry James

GUY DE MAUPASSANT: A STUDY by P. Neveux

GUY DE MAUPASSANT by John Cowper Powys

A NOTE ON MAUPASSANT by Brander Matthews

 

The Biography

RECOLLECTIONS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT BY HIS VALET by Francois Tassart

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This author is available as a Series Three Parts Edition. A Parts Edition is composed of many individual Kindle or ePub files, with each novel, play, non-fiction book and more divided into its own special eBook. The Parts Edition is only available to purchase from our website. Learn more about the format here.

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