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Guy de Maupassant

Guy de Maupassant

France

Henri RenĂ© Albert Guy de Maupassant was a 19th-century French author, remembered as a master of the short story form, and as a representative of the Naturalist school, who depicted human lives and destinies and social forces in disillusioned and often pessimistic terms.

8 min read

The Confession

Suzanne stays at the bedside of her dying sister, who she has lived with her whole life.

8 min read

The Man With The Pale Eyes

A magistrate is visited by a doctor who hides a dark secret behind his penetrating pale blue eyes.

70 min read

Boule de Suif

* Story contains bad language

Maupassant's short masterpiece following the journey of a group of civilians during the Franco-Prussian war.

44 min read

Maison Tellier

* Story contains bad language

The five girls and the refined, virtuous Madame of a Normandy brothel shut up shop in order to attend a confirmation.

36 min read

Miss Harriet

* Story contains bad language

While travelling in Normandy a young artist meets a singularly unfriendly older woman.

13 min read

Abandoned

On two couples' trip to the seaside a long-held wish is finally fulfilled.

12 min read

A Ghost

A man is asked to collect some items from a house where the lover of an old acquaintance recently died.