A day in the country and other stories by Guy de Maupassant

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Maupassant, Guy de, -- 1850-1893 -- Translations into English,
  • France -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

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StatementGuy de Maupassant ; translated with an introduction and notes by David Coward.
GenreTranslations into English, Fiction
SeriesOxford world"s classics
ContributionsCoward, David.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2349.A4 E5 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 312 p. ;
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23990906M
ISBN 109780199555789
LC Control Number2009464970

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