Bel-Ami

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Bel-Ami

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Publisher :   OXFORD WORLD'S CLASSICS
Published :   01/09/2008
ISBN :   9780199553938
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   303
Size (mm) :   195x129x16
Weight (g) :   251

Maupassant's second novel, Bel-Ami (1885) is the story of a ruthlessly ambitious young man making it to the top in fin-de-siècle Paris. It is a novel about money, sex, and power, set against the background of the politics of the French colonization of... Read more
Maupassant's second novel, Bel-Ami (1885) is the story of a ruthlessly ambitious young man making it to the top in fin-de-siècle Paris. It is a novel about money, sex, and power, set against the background of the politics of the French colonization of North Africa. This new translation is complemented by fullest introduction and notes of any edition.