Stories of Guy de Maupassant by Guy de Maupassant

This book is a collection of short stories from a renowned French author, known for his masterful storytelling and keen observations of human nature. The narratives delve into various aspects of life, from love and loss to morality and deception, showcasing the author's ability to capture the complexity of human emotions and experiences. His stories often carry a cynical tone, reflecting the harsh realities of life, and are noted for their surprise endings.

The 639th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 539

Since this book was first published in 1880, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 539.0.

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