Start Listening

The Diary of a Madman

Ratings:
13 minutes

Summary

The public mourns when a beloved magistrate dies, a man of upstanding character who had a reputation for bringing criminals to justice. Yet when our tale’s narrator stumbles upon the man’s diary, he discovers another side to this public servant. One entry reads: “It must be a pleasure, unique and full of zest, to kill.” Find out why Guy de Maupassant is considered a master of the short story when you dive into this haunting tale of man’s hidden wickedness.  

Read on the Scribd mobile app

Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.