L'Inutile Beauté

Ligaran
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Extrait : " La victoria fort élégante, attelée de deux superbes chevaux noirs, attendait devant le perron de l'hôtel. C'était à la fin de juin, vers cinq heures et demie, et, entre les toits qui enfermaient la cour d'honneur, le ciel apparaissait plein de clarté, de chaleur, de gaieté."

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Ligaran
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Published on
Jun 19, 2015
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Pages
347
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ISBN
9782335076530
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Language
French
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Genres
Fiction / Classics
Fiction / Family Life
Fiction / General
Fiction / Short Stories (single author)
Literary Collections / European / French
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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)

* 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 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.

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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 carefully crafted ebook: “Guy de Maupassant – The Complete Works: Short Stories, Novels, Plays, Poetry, Memoirs and more” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Guy de Maupassant (1850–1893) was a popular French writer, considered one of the fathers of the modern short story and one of the form's finest exponents. Maupassant was a protégé of Flaubert and his stories are characterized by economy of style and efficient, effortless outcomes. He wrote some 300 short stories, six novels, three travel books, and one volume of verse. His first published story, "Boule de Suif" ("Ball of Fat"), is often considered his masterpiece. Table of Contents: Introduction to the Works of Guy de Maupassant by Leo Tolstoy Novels: A Life Bel-Ami (The History of a Scoundrel) Mont Oriol Notre Coeur – A Woman’s Pastime Pierre and Jean Strong as Death Novellas and Short Stories: Boul De Suif Simon’s Papa Suicides On The River Lieutenant Lare’s Marriage Two Friends Father Milon A Coup D”Etat The Horrible Madame Parisse An Adventure in Paris The Awakening Crash My Landlady The Horla Our Letters Profitable Business A Fashionable Woman The Donkey A Mother of Monsters A Family Affair The Mad Woman The Bandmaster’s Sister The Cripple A Cock Crowed Words of Love Miss Harriet Mademoiselle Fifi Pierrot …and many more Plays: A Tale of Old Times A Comedy of Marriage Musotte Poems: Des Vers Travel Sketches: Au Soleil: African Wanderings La Vie Errante Sur L’Eau: In Vagabondia French Original Texts: Une Vie Pierre Et Jean Mont-oriol Notre Coeur Fort Comme La Mort Bel-ami Mademoiselle Fifi Madame Baptiste La Rouille Marroca La Bûche La Relique Le Lit Fou? Mots d’Amour Une Aventure Parisienne Deux Amis Nuit de Noël Le Remplaçant Boul De Suif La Maison Tellier Le Pere Milon Le Diable La Petite Roque Lui? Mademoiselle Pearl Le Horla Clair de Lune Des Vers Recollections of Guy de Maupassant by His Valet by François Tassart Guy de Maupassant by Joseph Conrad Guy de Maupassant by Henry James
This carefully crafted ebook: “Collected Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant: The Necklace + The Piece of String + Boule de Suif + Mademoiselle Fifi + Pierrot + Two Friends + La Maison Tellier + Ghosts and much more” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Guy de Maupassant (1850–1893) was a popular French writer, considered one of the fathers of the modern short story and one of the form's finest exponents. Content: An Adventure in Paris The Awakening Crash My Landlady The Horla Our Letters Profitable Business A Fashionable Woman The Donkey A Mother of Monsters A Family Affair The Mad Woman The Bandmaster’s Sister The Cripple A Cock Crowed Words of Love Miss Harriet Two Friends Pierrot Countess Satan Mother Sauvage Coward A Duel The Corsican Bandit The Accent Always Lock the Door! Legend of Mont St. Michel The Fishing Hole A Vendetta Madame Hermet The Old Maid Am I Insane? Discovery The Child The Piece of String He? Madame Baptiste Madame Parisse Boule De Suif Magnetism The Christening A Stroll The Mustache Father Matthew Dead Woman’s Secret A Father’s Confession A Rupture A New Year’s Gift Is He Mad? The Debt Mad The Trip of Le Horla The Parrot The Hermit The Dowry The White Lady The Dispenser of Holy Water The Rondoli Sisters Mademoiselle Cocotte The Lancer’s Wife A Normandy Joke The Marquis De Fumerol Julie Romain The Model A Parricide Found on a Drowned Man Dreams Saint Anthony The Drunkard What Was Really the Matter with Andrew Regret The Cake My Uncle Sosthenes Beside Schopenhauer’s Corpse The Inn The Test The Carter’s Wench The Man with the Dogs The Diamond Necklace Ghosts Mother and Son Rose Sundays of a Bourgeois The Sequel to a Divorce The Farmer’s Wife The Mountebanks The Dead Girl The Maison Tellier Monsieur Parent Julot’s Opinion Mademoiselle Coco Mamma Stirling The Diary of a Madman Suicides The Wrong House A Good Match A Useful House Mademoiselle Fifi The Bed Mademoiselle Pearl…
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