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MAUPASSANT: Normandy Stories


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MAUPASSANT: Normandy Stories

Maupassant is hailed as one of the greatest masters of the short story. This collection focuses upon the land he knew and loved so well—Normandy. Its people and its countryside are portrayed here in vivid colour and with great warmth. Amusing, saucy, and sometimes even farcical they may be, but they are also capable of great pathos, often branching off to end tragically. It is this skilful and affecting blend of tragedy and comedy, of tears and laughter, which make Maupassant’s Normandy Stories the enduring favourites they are today.

Disc 1

  Normandy Stories
1.   In the Country 00:14:13
2.   Pierrot 00:11:56
3.   A Normandy Joke 00:10:26
4.   A Cock Crowed 00:11:53
5.   Old Boniface's Crime 00:13:19
6.   The Confession 00:17:01

Disc 2

  Normandy Stories
1.   An Appariation 00:17:46
2.   The Little Cask 00:12:42
3.   The Castaway 00:19:16
4.   Bombard 00:13:11
5.   Master Belhomme's Beast 00:16:23

Total Playing Time: 02:38:06

Maupassant, Guy de

Montgomery, Oliver

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA231112

Barcode: 9789626343111

Physical Release: 01/2004

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