Pierre et Jean marked a turning point in the development of French fiction, situated as it is between traditional social realism and the pyschological novel. It is recognized as a classic study of filial jealousy and is also notable for its evocation of the Normandy coastline captured by the Impressionists.
|Author||Guy de Maupassant|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Rating||4/5 (77 users)|