Bel Ami: The History of a Scoundrel
Bel Ami was the second published novel by French writer Guy de Maupassant. The novel's hero, journalist Georges Duroy, rises from his humble beginnings to become one of the most powerful men in Paris. He works his way to the top by carefully choosing and manipulating powerful and wealthy mistresses.
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Chapter XI Madame Walter Takes a Hand
Chapter XII A Meeting and the Result
Chapter XIII Madame De Marelle
Chapter XIV The Will
Chapter XV Suzanne
Chapter XVI Divorce
Chapter XVII The Final Plot
Chapter XVIII Attainment
Chapter IX Marriage
Chapter X Jealousy
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Algeria began Bel-Ami Boisrenard Bougival bowed Canteleu carriage chamber of deputies charming Clotilde Count de Vaudrec cried dear delighted dine dinner door Duroy asked Duroy's entered exclaimed eyes face ﬂoor Folies Bergeres Forestier Forestier's gazed Georges Duroy glanced glass hair head heart hesitated hundred francs husband Jacques Rival journalist kissed La Vie Francaise ladies Laroche Laroche-Mathieu laughed Laurine leave Legion of Honor lips Listen looked lunch Madame Madeleine Marelle marry morning Morocco mother murmured never Norbert de Varenne o'clock opened Paris paused reﬂection repeated returned home rose Rouen Roy de Cantel Rue de Constantinople Saint-Potin seated seemed shook hands smile speak stammered Suddenly surprised Suzanne Tangiers tell thought thousand francs to-morrow took turned uttered Vie Francaise voice waited walked Walter whispered wife window wish woman words young