The Necklace and Other Short Stories

The Necklace and Other Short Stories

Paperback - 1992
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Nine memorable classics, characterized by ironic twists of plot, include "Ball of Fat," regarded by many as technically one of the finest short stories ever written, "The Necklace," "A Piece of String," "Mme. Tellier's Establishment," "Mademoiselle Fifi," "Miss Harriet," "A Way to Wealth," "My Uncle Jules" and "The Horla."
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1992
ISBN: 9780486270647
Branch Call Number: FIC MAU
Characteristics: 119 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Maupassant, Guy de 1850-1893


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Apr 18, 2011

While there is more to Maupassant's stories than the surprise ending of "The Necklace", that surprise ending of "The Necklace" is more than enough to make sure that Maupassant is talked about in every short story class for the rest of eternity.

P.S. What's up with the all the whores?

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