15 Minutes of Horror with Guy De Maupassant’s “Was it a Dream?”

maupassant skeletonLife is hectic.  Sometimes, I need a quick horror fix.  So I picked up my coveted horror anthology and looked for a story that wasn’t too long.  I saw “Was it a Dream” and recognized Guy De Maupassant’s name, so I found a winning contender.  Surprisingly, this random stumble yielded pleasing results.  “Was it a Dream” initially reads like a romance story, but soon transmutes into the vaguely macabre and otherworldly.  “Was it a Dream” is a horror-genre classic, borrowing the best from the genre and ending with a pointed – and poignant – statement about humanity and the way we memorialize the dead. Continue reading “15 Minutes of Horror with Guy De Maupassant’s “Was it a Dream?””

15 Minutes of Horror with Guy De Maupassant’s “Was it a Dream?”