Guy de Maupassant
Maupassant's second novel, Bel-Ami (1885) is the story of a ruthlessly ambitious young man making it to the top in fin-de-siecle Paris. It is a novel about money, sex, and power, set against the background of the politics of the French colonization of North Africa. This new translation is complemented by fullest introduction and notes of any edition.
Published: in UK in 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN 13: 9780199553938
ISBN 10: 0199553939
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