By Guy de Maupassant
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El presente volumen recoge el cuerpo esencial de los angeles narrativa de man de Maupassant, considerado el maestro del relato breve francés decimonónico. El portentoso talento del autor francés, discípulo literario de Flaubert y miembro relevante del grupo de jóvenes escritores naturalistas que se formó alrededor de Zola, encontró su forma excellent en el cuento, género que consolidó, renovó y en el que no tiene rival. Realista, romántico, fantasmagórico, terrorífico, fantástico o poético, Maupassant transitó en sus cuentos por todos los caminos de los angeles imaginación.
Los cuentos aquí incluidos, seleccionados por Marie-Helène Badoux y traducidos por José Ramón Monreal, se acompañan de un apéndice que incluye tres reseñas que en su día escribieron Henry James, Lev Tolstói y Joseph Conrad sobre los angeles obra de Maupassant.
«¡Espejo de las cosas y espejo de los hechos, cada ser humano se convierte en un pequeño universo dentro del universo!»
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