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Guy De Maupassant

Afloat, originally published as Sur l'eau in 1888, is a book of dazzling but treacherously shifting currents, a seemingly simple logbook of a sailing cruise along the French Mediterranean coast that opens up to reveal unexpected depths, as Guy de Maupassant merges fact and fiction, dream and documentation in a wholly original style. Humorous and troubling stories, unreliable confessions, stray reminiscences, and thoughts on life, love, art, nature, and society all find a place in Maupassant's pages, which are, in conception and in effect, so many reflections of the fluid sea on which he finds himself-happily but forever precariously-afloat...

Book Details

  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: Jun 22nd, 2017
  • Pages: 62
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.02in - 8.50in - 0.13in - 0.37lb
  • EAN: 9781548236731
  • Categories: Classics
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