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Level 3


An adaptation of Guy de Maupassant’s novel

Georges wants to be rich and famous like his friend Forestier.

He’s even more jealous of Forestier. He wants to marry his wife!

Fate helps George.
A few months later, Forestier falls ill. He dies.
So, George is proposing to Madeleine.
Madeleine agrees to marry him.
George has everything.
But it’s not enough for him…
George is an ambitious man.
The director of the newspaper is very rich.
Georges has a new dream: to be very rich and important, like the director of the newspaper.
He has an idea.
He knows the daughter of the newspaper’s editor.
Her name is Suzanne.
“To be richer, you have to marry Suzanne,” thinks Georges.
Georges charms Suzanne. Suzanne is young. She falls in love with him.
How to divorce his wife, Madeleine?
Madeleine is more and more unhappy with Georges.
She falls in love with another man.
Soon, she cheats on Georges.
That’s a crime.
Georges denounces his wife to the police.
Finally, he can divorce her!