Guy de Maupassant
1850～1893. A French novelist. His full name is Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant. He is a novelist of naturalism and wrote more than 200 short stories. The major works of his are La Vie (novel, 1883)、Belami,(novel, 1885）、'Boule de Suif' (short story)、'Le Horla' (short story) and others. He wrote fantastic stories and stories based on the German-French War.
As she dislikes Zola, Vernon Lee dislikes Maupassant.