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2020-10-28
The Four Million - ebook/epub
The Four Million - ebook/epub
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This anthology contains 25 tales of old New York city at the dawn of the 20th century. A collection of O. Henry’s short stories bearing his trademark irony, comic misunderstandings, and surprise endings. They also capture his use of coincidence or chance to create humor in the story. O. Henry wrote about ordinary people in everyday circumstances. The true hero of „The Four Million” is the city of New York...

The Trimmed Lamp and Other Stories of the Four Million - ebook/epub
The Trimmed Lamp and Other Stories of the Four Million - ebook/epub
O. Henry
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„The Trimmed Lamp” follows „The Four Million” and provides another series of twenty-five short stories that take place in New York City in the early years of the 20th century and are representative of the surprise endings that popularized O. Henry’s work. Contents: „A Madison Square Arabian Night”, „The Rubaiyat of a Scotch Highball”, „The Pendulum”, „Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen”...

The Gentle Grafter - ebook/epub
The Gentle Grafter - ebook/epub
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O. Henry (whose real name is William Sydney Porter) is famous for his many short stories of everyday-life America, full of wit, charm, and inventiveness. This collection of classic tales set on the wrong side of the law showcases a master craftsman at the top of his form. „The Gentle Grafter” is a collection of 14 short stories about grafters who travel, peddle and swindle in the South. Those grafters have different business ethics and moral...

The Voice of the City - ebook/epub
The Voice of the City - ebook/epub
O. Henry
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O. Henry is most widely recognized for his stories’ dry wit, plot twists and surprise ending. But another major element in his fiction is his love of the American urban environment, as well as a keen appreciation of the rapid diversification that occurred in many cities in the early twentieth century. In „The Voice of the City”, O. Henry uses excellently written short stories and high vocabulary to convey a sense on New York...

Options - ebook/epub
Options - ebook/epub
O. Henry
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O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910). Porter’s 400 short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, characterization and the clever use of twist endings. He needs no introduction of course; the man who made the short story with the surprise ending famous. These 16 stories are all wonderful examples of his word sculpting art. They include: „The Rose of Dixie”...

Whirligigs - ebook/epub
Whirligigs - ebook/epub
O. Henry
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Settle in for a whimsical, thoroughly enjoyable whirlwind tour through the prodigious imagination of American short-story master O. Henry. When he wrote the following, he may have discounted his own creativity. „Whirligigs”, comprised of 24 short stories and published in 1910, is evidence of this. O. Henry writes of love and loss, of mystery and drama, of journalism and murders and trials. He creates a tapestry of characters...

Strictly Business - ebook/epub
Strictly Business - ebook/epub
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Written by famed author O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) in 1910, these are 25 more short stories of the Four Million, including the titled story „Strictly Business”, „The Thing’s the Play,” „The Call of the Tame,” „Psyche and the Pskyscraper” and others. This collection of short stories brings together a motley cast of characters from all walks of life – stage actors, blackmailers...

Cabbages and Kings - ebook/epub
Cabbages and Kings - ebook/epub
O. Henry
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„Cabbages and Kings” is a 1904 novel made up of interlinked short stories, written by O. Henry and set in a fictitious country. A series of stories which each explore some individual aspect of life in a paralytically sleepy Central American town called the Republic of Anchuria while each advancing some aspect of the larger plot and relating back one to another in a complex structure which slowly explicates its own background even as it painstakingly...

Sixes and Sevens - ebook/epub
Sixes and Sevens - ebook/epub
O. Henry
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„Sixes and Sevens” is a first collection of humorous short stories from the author of „The Four Million”, his stories deal for the most part with ordinary people: clerks, policemen and waitresses and often use twist endings which turn on an ironic or coincidental circumstance in his stories. O. Henry proves that he is the master of the short story format. This collection has quirky as well as nice little stories...

Roads of Destiny - ebook/epub
Roads of Destiny - ebook/epub
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O. Henry’s unique style of writing will introduce you to story filled of mystery, suspense and of course a decision. A decision which will lead a certain main character to three roads of which he must choose from. A collection of 22 short stories: „Roads of Destiny”, „The Guardian of the Accolade”, „The Discounters of Money”, „The Enchanted Profile”, „Next to Reading Matter”...

Heart of the West - ebook/epub
Heart of the West - ebook/epub
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„Heart of the West” is a collection of O. Henry nineteen short stories, all of which are set in or feature the American West at the turn of the 20th century, back before paved interstates, when cowboy culture was at its peak. This collection of short fiction from master of the form centers on tales of romantic entanglement, adventure, and lost love among the dusty trails and plains of the Wild West...