Uncover the wisdom from the master of short-form himself, Guy de Maupassant, in this collection of carefully selected quotes. French author and representative of the literary movement ‘Naturalism’, Maupassant’s short stories weave expert observation and reflection with deep social insight. Typically set during the Franco-Prussian war of 1870, he focused on human lives and their fateful destinies. His first published story, ‘Boule de Suif’, remains his most celebrated work today. With this impressive collection of Maupassant quotes, readers are invited to peak behind the scenes at his musings and thoughts. This weaves a must-read collection for those looking to discover one of France’s most influential writers to date. Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) was a French author and representative of the literary movement ‘Naturalism’. His impressive short story collection spans Boule de Suife , Une Vie , Bel-Ami , La Moustache and A Woman s Life . Maupassant remains today a wide influence on culture, with numerous plays and adaptations continuously in the work - especially for the much loved moral tale Boule de Suife .