Guy de Maupassant
GUY DE MAUPASSANT (1850-1893)
STORIES
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A magistrate is visited by a doctor who hides a dark secret behind his penetrating pale blue eyes.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime
4 Stars
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Suzanne stays at the bedside of her dying sister, who she has lived with her whole life.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime
4 Stars
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A man describes the most frightening night of his life.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror
4 Stars
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A young man's suspicions are aroused when he finds out his dead mother is appearing to his father, threatening eternal damnation unless the son is disinherited.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror
4 Stars
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A man is asked to collect some items from a house where the lover of an old acquaintance recently died.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror
3 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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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
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On two couples' trip to the seaside a long-held wish is finally fulfilled.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
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