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Bel ami

Author: Guy de Maupassant; Ernest Augustus Boyd
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1923.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Young, attractive and very ambitious, George Duroy, known to his friends as Bel-Ami, is offered a job as a journalist on La Vie francaise and soon makes a great success of his new career. But he also comes face to face with the realities of the corrupt society in which he lives - the sleazy colleagues, the manipulative mistresses and wily financiers - and swiftly learns to become an arch-seducer, blackmailer and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guy de Maupassant; Ernest Augustus Boyd
OCLC Number: 6825458
Language Note: Translated into English from original French.
Description: 357 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: by Guy de Maupassant ; translated and edited by Ernest Boyd.

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Young, attractive and very ambitious, George Duroy, known to his friends as Bel-Ami, is offered a job as a journalist on La Vie francaise and soon makes a great success of his new career. But he also comes face to face with the realities of the corrupt society in which he lives - the sleazy colleagues, the manipulative mistresses and wily financiers - and swiftly learns to become an arch-seducer, blackmailer and social climber in a world where love is only a means to an end.

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