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A LIFE: THE HUMBLE TRUTH: Satirical Tale of the Romantic Illusion

A LIFE: THE HUMBLE TRUTH: Satirical Tale of the Romantic Illusion

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Length: 209 pages3 hours

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"A Life" is a satirical novel about the foolishness of romantic illusion. The novel tells the story of young Jeanne, full of hope and dreams of love, who discovers the outside world after finishing an education in a convent. She is looking forward to her new life and she is dreaming of the day when she will find the man who loves her. All her expectations are fulfilled, however…
Guy de Maupassant (1850–1893) was a popular French writer, considered one of the fathers of the modern short story and one of the form's finest exponents. Maupassant was a protégé of Flaubert and his stories are characterized by economy of style and efficient, effortless dénouements (outcomes).
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A LIFE: THE HUMBLE TRUTH: Satirical Tale of the Romantic Illusion

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A LIFE: THE HUMBLE TRUTH: Satirical Tale of the Romantic Illusion

Length: 209 pages3 hours

Description

"A Life" is a satirical novel about the foolishness of romantic illusion. The novel tells the story of young Jeanne, full of hope and dreams of love, who discovers the outside world after finishing an education in a convent. She is looking forward to her new life and she is dreaming of the day when she will find the man who loves her. All her expectations are fulfilled, however…
Guy de Maupassant (1850–1893) was a popular French writer, considered one of the fathers of the modern short story and one of the form's finest exponents. Maupassant was a protégé of Flaubert and his stories are characterized by economy of style and efficient, effortless dénouements (outcomes).
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