(From the publisher):
Two contrasting stories, one about a necklace of pearls, the other a necklace of diamonds. Both authors in different ways use the symbolism of the jewels to illustrate aspects of the human condition. The Necklace is a story of vanity and of two lives blighted by the loss of a diamond necklace; The Pearls a story of love and fear.
Original title: The Necklace and The Pearls
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics
The following works are contained within this one:
Necklace, the (1884) [Short Story]
Author: Guy de Maupassant