|Piece of String, the (c.1884) [Short Story]|
by Guy de Maupassant
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A thrifty villager picks up a piece of string from the muddy ground. His shame in having been seen leads to an awkward and secretive display, which in turn leads to him being accused of stealing a dropped wallet.
Original publication information is not known.
Original title: La Ficelle
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Collection of Short Stories, a (1913) [Anthology]
Authors: Edgar Allan Poe
, Rudyard Kipling
, Nathaniel Hawthorne
, Björnstjerne Björnson
, Robert Louis Stevenson
, Guy de Maupassant
, Frank R. Stockton
Boule de Suif and Other Stories (1940) [Collection]
Author: Guy de Maupassant