Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893)

A Woman’s Confession

If he doesn’t trust you anyway, then what have you got to lose.  You might as well have some fun.  This short short story unfolds predictably but that’s no bad thing, and there’s a little twist towards the end.

Taken from A Parisian Affair and Other Stories (2004).

Maupassant was renowned for his short stories and if you haven’t dipped in yet, you should remedy that immediately.  You could do  a lot worse that reading Boul de Suif the story that brought Maupassant noticed.

You can read A Woman’s Confession (alternatively known as A Wife’s Confession) on-line  here


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