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A Woman's Life (Maupassant book)

  • Also Known As: Une Vie
  • French: Une Vie: L'humble verite
  • Type: Novella
  • Length: 202 pages
Une Vie is an excellent novel, not only incomparably the best novel by Maupassant, but almost the best French novel since Hugo's Les Miserables. Besides the remarkable power of his talent, that is, of that peculiar, strained attention, directed upon an object, in consequence of which the author sees entirely new features in the life which he is describing, Leo Tolstoy



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  • Normandy, France "A Woman's Life" begins at Jeanne's last day at convent school in 1819.

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1883/00/00 Guy de Maupassant Author A Woman's Life - published
1883/00/00 Corbeil Publisher A Woman's Life - published

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Particulars for A Woman's Life (Maupassant book):
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length
Art Type Novella a short novel of at least 40,000 words

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Original Language: French



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