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Literary Pursuits Book Club - 'Bel-Ami'

Literary Pursuits: Classics In-Store Book Club meets the 3rd Sunday of the month at 4:30 pm at our store to discuss a literary classic, the author, and the book's importance. Listed below are some upcoming selections to give you an idea of material the club covers.  New members are always welcome.  

February 18: Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassan

Event date: 
Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 4:30pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
Bel-Ami (Oxford World's Classics) Cover Image
By Guy de Maupassant, Margaret Mauldon (Translator), Robert Lethbridge (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780199553938
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - November 1st, 2008

Maupassant's second novel, Bel-Ami (1885) is the story of a ruthlessly ambitious young man (Georges Duroy, christened "Bel-Ami" by his female admirers) making it to the top in fin-de-sihcle Paris. It is a novel about money, sex, and power, set against the background of the politics of the French colonization of North Africa.