Publish date: 1950
Publisher: Random House New York
Pages no: 334
Edition language: English
Not in a mood to finish this one right now, I will leave it for later on.
Towards the end of his life, de Maupassant suffered from paranoia due to a syphilis infection. Reading his stories, though, I can see how he might have become paranoid in any case. He saw people very clearly and for the most part, what he saw wasn't pretty. De Maupassant shows us our small failings ...