French Short Stories are famous for their nuances and the cultural-touch. Here is the link which will take you to a page where you will find a number of French Stories. Guy de Maupassant, Anatole France and Honoré de Balzac are the most famous authors in French. French has its own tradition and culture which will be reflected in their short stories as well. There are many French authors who have been awarded Nobel Prizes for their literary works. So far (2010), 13 people have been awarded Nobel Prizes for their works in French Literature. This is a great contribution ever made by any single language. Although English dominates the list, French and German holds the second place together. For this single reason, we can rest assured that French has illuminated literary culture.