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Isbn: 978-87-2666-758-5
Publisher: Saga Egmont
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Accessible since: February 2023


Saint Anthony

What if you had to put a roof over the heads of your enemies?

Anthony is a farmer. Sturdy and patriotic, he will stop at nothing to fight the Prussians. Bringing glory to his country is his main priority. When Prussians arrive on his doorstep he is prepared to sacrifice everything. But when he is forced to shelter, feed, and take care of a Prussian soldier he is forced into a change in outlook.

The soldier's inability to speak French puts him in a vulnerable position and Anthony must decide whether to use this to his advantage or treat the soldier like a person.

Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) was one of the finest practitioners of the French short story. He was considered a master of both style and dramatic narrative. A representative of the Naturalist school, he wrote 300 short stories during his career - alongside a number of novels, travel books, and a volume of verse. The most notable of his work is considered to be his first short story - ‘Boule de Suif’. His volumes of short stories were heavily influential, with one of them acting as inspiration for John Ford’s ‘Stagecoach’.

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