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Guy de Maupassant

Guy de Maupassant is known for economy of style and clever plotting.
  French writer noted especially for his short stories (1850-1893)
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  • Guy de Maupassant is known for economy of style and clever plotting.
  • Henry or Guy de Maupassant:’ As for me: the official story—printed in a number of sources, accepted as truth—was that I’d been rooms away from The Goldfinch when the bomb went off.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Guy de Maupassant had once written that the painting looked like something painted for a carnival wrestling booth by an ignorant coal heaver.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Instead, to Gogol Ganguli’s relief, they take turns reading aloud from "The Necklace," by Guy de Maupassant.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Guy de Maupassant [9] , Victor Hugo [6] , Albert Camus [7] , Molière [7] , Alexandre Dumas [8] , Jean-Paul Sartre [8] , Samuel Beckett [8] , George Sand [9]
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