88 short stories by Guy de Maupassant

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Published by Cassell in London .

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Other titlesEighty eight short stories.
Statementby Guy de Maupassant ; f[translated from the French by Ernest Boyd and Storm Jameson].
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Number of Pages815
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Open LibraryOL18313545M

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