Guy de Maupassant
GUY DE MAUPASSANT (1850-1893)
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When one of the winter caretakers of an isolated mountain inn goes missing, loneliness beings to take its toll on the other.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror
4 Stars
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A poor family set their hopes on the return of a previously good-for-nothing uncle who left for America to seek his fortune.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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A man picks up a piece of string, an act which unfortunately coincides with the loss of a mayor's pocket book.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
2 Stars
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While travelling in Normandy a young artist meets a singularly unfriendly older woman.
- Length: 22 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
1 Stars
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A group of bored Prussian soldiers amuse themselves destructively while holed up in a French chateau.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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The five girls and the refined, virtuous Madame of a Normandy brothel shut up shop in order to attend a confirmation.
- Length: 25 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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Creeping paranoia becomes something altogether more sinister, but is it madness or has he discovered a plot that threatens humanity.
- Length: 27 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
5 Stars
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Maupassant's short masterpiece following the journey of a group of civilians during the Franco-Prussian war.
- Length: 42 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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An avaricious farmer makes arangements to have his dying mother looked after so he can get his crop in.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars