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Two Friends (short story)

  • Original French Title: Deux amis
  • Type: Short Story

Two Friends is a short story by French author Henri Guy de Maupassant. - AsNotedIn

Besieged Paris was in the throes of famine. Even the sparrows on the roofs and the rats in the sewers were growing scarce. People were eating anything they could get.
As Monsieur Morissot, watchmaker by profession and idler for the nonce, was strolling along the boulevard one bright January morning, his hands in his trousers pockets and stomach empty, he suddenly came face to face with an acquaintance - Monsieur Sauvage, a fishing chum.
Guy de Maupassant, Two Friends

  • Activity Category: Fishing

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  • Hauts-de-Seine, He took the Argenteuil train, got out at Colombes, and walked thence to the Ile Marante. The moment he arrived at this place of his dreams he began fishing, and fished till nightfall.
  • Seine in Paris, Soon they left the outposts behind them, made their way through deserted Colombes, and found themselves on the outskirts of the small vineyards which border the Seine.


Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1883/02/05 Guy de Maupassant Author "Two Friends" by Guy De Maupassant, using the nom de plume Maufrigneuse, is published in Gil Blas.

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Particulars for Two Friends (short story):
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Event Franco Prussian War
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Art Type Short Story short form narrative fiction
Motif War
Facet of War War - Home Front

Original Language: French

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Activity Category Fishing

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