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Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant (5 August 1850 – 6 July 1893) was a popular 19th-century French writer. He is one of the fathers of the modern short story. A protege of Flaubert, Maupassant's short stories are characterized by their economy of style and their efficient effortless dénouement. He also wrote six short novels. A number of his stories often denote the futility of war and the… (more)

 

Bel Ami

by Guy de Maupassant

Er beschreibt den beruflichen und gesellschaftlichen Aufstieg des ehemaligen Unteroffiziers Georges Duroy im Paris des ausgehenden 19. Jahrhunderts.