The Best Short Stories of O. Henry

[Epub] The Best Short Stories of O. Henry  By O. Henry – Johndore.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 368 pages
  • The Best Short Stories of O. Henry
  • O. Henry
  • English
  • 24 May 2018
  • 0679601228

About the Author: O. Henry

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the The Best Short Stories of O. Henry book, this is one of the most wanted O. Henry author readers around the world.


The Best Short Stories of O. Henry The Than 600 Stories Written By O Henry Provided An Embarrassment Of Riches For The Compilers Of This Volume.The Final Selection Of The Thirty Eight Stories In This Collection Offers For The Reader S Delight Those Tales Honored Almost Unanimously By Anthologists And Those That Represent, In Variety And Balance, The Best Work Of America S Favorite Storyteller.They Are Tales In His Most Mellow, Humorous, And Ironic Moods.They Give The Full Range And Flavor Of The Man Born William Sydney Porter But Known Throughout The World As O Henry, One Of The Great Masters Of The Short Story.

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10 thoughts on “The Best Short Stories of O. Henry

  1. Nataliya says:

    Of course there are two sides to the question Let us look at the otherThe writers of short stories, the bar has been set And it s really high I ve known it since I was about eight or nine, when my mother bless the heart of the amazing literature teacher I have the privilege to be descended from slipped me a nondescript brown cover book opened to the page with the titleThe Gift of the Magi.I read the story, and then the rest of a hundred or so in that little brown book, and the impoOf course there are two sides to the question Let us look at the otherThe writers of short stories, the bar has been set And it s really high I ve known it since I was about eight or nine, when my mother bless the heart of the amazing literature teacher I have the privilege to be descended from slipped me a nondescript brown cover book opened to the page with the titleThe Gift of the Magi.I read the story, and then the rest of a hundred or so in that lit...

  2. Christian says:

    Prior to reading this collection, my only association with O Henry was the famous Gift of the Magi which has spawned innumerable replications, homages, references, and allusions I was moved to explore the rest of his writing at the recommendation of a short story how to book It claimed O Henry was an acknowledged master of the short story, creating interesting characters with a compelling hook, and then his trademark twist at the end.Yes, there s a twist at the end of every story Every sh Prior to reading this collection, my only association with O Henry was the famous Gift of the Magi which has spawned innumerable replications, homages, references, and allusions I was moved to explore the rest of his writing at the recommendation of a short story how to book It claimed O Henry was an acknowledged master of the short story, creating interesting characters with a compelling hook, and then his trademark twist at the end.Yes, there s a twist at the end of every story Every short story ends with a wry little twist Every single one, a little gotcha, like theupbeat episodes of The Twilight Zone.It s a goo...

  3. Mara Sundwall says:

    And you thought O Henry was just a witty name for a mediocre candy bar O no This guy s another master of the English language, and I m a sucker for a good short story Gift of the Magi and The Last Leaf are unmatched Its just a shame they couldn t have named a tasty Ben Je...

  4. Onur B says:

    Actually it was much better than my expectations Stories were funny, fluent and quite ironic As summary a love service, medicine and robbery, Jim s watch and Della s hairs, voluntarily to have a feud , voluntarily to had beat up , If the love elixire given the wrong person, One police ...

  5. Lahni Johnson says:

    I discovered this book one day long ago on my parents bookshelf It s kind of a smaller book and had been stuck between a huge atlas of the universe and the wall Once I liberated it I decided to take my dad s advice If you re ...

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  7. Amy says:

    Dearest Reader, It is with the greatest pleasure I bring to your attention one of the most excellent writer of the nineteen and twentieth centuries, O Henry In his time, O Henry wrote over six hundred short stories that continue to delight readers to this day His work is entirely memorable, once you have read The Ransom of Red Chief or Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen , you will never forget them The writing is generally humorous, with a profound awareness of social ills Some may find t Dearest Reader, It is with the greatest pleasure I bring to your attention one of the most excellent writer of the nineteen and twentieth centuries, O Henry In his time, O Henry wrote over six hundred short stories that continue to delight readers to this day His work is entirely memorable, once you have read The Ransom of Red Chief or Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen , you will never forget them The writing is generally humorous, with a profound awareness of social ills Some may find the stories pointless I think this is to be expected He writes about real life , but in such a way as to make it fascinating O Henry creates awareness about our culture even wh...

  8. Lauren says:

    I love O Henry I ve a collection of his stories, but I m not sure if it s actually this edition or not At any rate, my favorite of his short stories is The Pride of the Cities It s probably available as an e text SOMEwhe...

  9. Perihan says:

    O.Henry hikayelerinde genelde mizahi bir dil kullan yor roni hakim t m anlatt klar nda Y re indeki t m trajedileri, a rt c sonlar yla hikayele tirmi.Benim, O.Henry deyince hep akl ma, en sevdi im hikaye olan , Son Yaprak hikayesi geliyor.Herkesin bildi i bir hikaye

  10. Zach Barnes says:

    Wonderful Bed side reading with a message Collection of some of his best work, the master of the short story