The Necklace and Other Stories by Guy de Maupassant

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The Necklace and Other Stories

Author: Guy de Maupassant

Hardback with Hard cover container. As new condition. The Folio Society special edition.

"The Necklace and Other Stories" by Guy de Maupassant is a captivating collection of short stories that delves into the intricacies of human nature, often highlighting the ironies and unexpected twists of fate. The titular story, "The Necklace," is a poignant tale of Madame Loisel, a woman who borrows a dazzling necklace to appear affluent, only to lose it and face years of hardship to replace it, only to discover it was a fake. Throughout the collection, Maupassant's stories explore themes of desire, deception, and the often harsh realities of life, portraying a wide range of characters from different walks of life with psychological depth and realism. Maupassant's masterful storytelling and keen insight into the human condition make this collection a compelling and thought-provoking read.

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