Writer Guy de Maupassant's ironic tale of a beautiful but poor woman's longing for a more glamorous life leads to a borrowed necklace--and a most unfortunate misunderstanding.
Part of the Creative Short Stories series
A life-or-death struggle between a traveler and the frozen Yukon landscape. A mummified paw that has the power to grant wishes. A boy who turns the tables on a pair of kidnappers in a most unexpected way. A young, privileged woman who comes face to face with some harsh realities of life. The Creative Short Stories series offers up these and other classic tales set in a beautiful design. Each book features historical photos and illustrations, as well as a brief author biography and story analysis.