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Book Information: Piece of String, the

Piece of String, the (c.1884) [Short Story]
by Guy de Maupassant Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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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
Original languages: French


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary 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

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