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Irishgirl
04-23-2007, 12:37 PM
HELP!! Several year's ago, I read a rather dark short story by Guy de Maupassant and cannot remember the title. It was about a father/uncle who took his son and nephew fishing. They took a small boat out to a small rocky place. The boat drifted away, the tide came in and the man had to choose who to save. nephew or son. Any ideas?

popart747
08-27-2007, 05:53 AM
i think the story you are looking for is the two friends

Logos
08-27-2007, 08:36 AM
Sometimes after his French stories and novels have been translated to English they can have a different title for the same story. I can think of a couple of his with (at least) fishing as a theme :)

Novel Pierre and Jean:
http://www.online-literature.com/maupassant/pierre-and-jean/

Short Story Two Friends:
http://www.online-literature.com/maupassant/290/

SS Two Little Soldiers:
http://www.online-literature.com/maupassant/291/