So, the idea of the ‘Read Every Author’ Challenge is to familiarise myself with every author possible by reading a short piece by them. This time out I read the Guy De Maupassant story, “The Necklace” and the Anton Chekhov story “The Bet”. And I’ve included links to the stories in case anyone wants to read them, ‘cause we’re all about YOU here at ‘The Rant’!
Guy De Maupassant is one of the originators of the short story and also of the “twist ending” in the short story.
His story “The Necklace” (Read it here) is one of his most popular, so I figured a good place to start. “The Necklace” tells the story of Madame Mathilde Loisel and her husband Charles. Her husband manages to get them an invitation to a swanky party but his wife complains she has nothing…
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