New!: "The Log" By Guy de Maupassant
03.22.2017 - By Morning Short
Today’s episode is: A fantastic short story about love and lust by Guy de Maupassant, the french master of short fiction. This is an odd, enjoyable little story, worthy of a few minutes of your day.
More Context: This is typical Maupassant. It deals with an out-of-the-ordinary event in the very ordinary lives of his characters, narrated in the first-person. The narrator is plain-spoken and simple but the other characters are profound and complicated.
Story Genres: American fiction, Modern humor, Satire, Moralism
Famous stories by Guy De Maupassant:
"Boule de suif" (Bowl of Soup)
And many others.
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