The novelist Guy De died at the age of 42. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Remembered as one of France’s greatest short story writers, de Maupassant penned an 1880 masterpiece titled “Boule de Suif” (“Butterball”) and went on to write many other popular stories, including “La Bete a Mait Belhomme” (“Belhomme’s Beast”); “La Ficelle” (“The Piece of String”); and “Pierrot” (“Sparrow”).
He and his brother Herve were born to wealthy parents named Laure Le Poittevin and Gustave de Maupassant.