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100 Selected Stories By O. Henry

100 Selected Stories by O. Henry

Condition - Very Good
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Summary

A collection of 100 of author's finest stories; it describes life south of the Rio Grande and chronicles the activities and concerns of 'the four million' ordinary citizens who inhabited turn-of-the-century New York.

100 Selected Stories Summary

100 Selected Stories by O. Henry

With a new Introduction by Professor Cedric Watts, M.A., Ph.D.

This selection of a hundred of O. Henry's succinct tales displays the range, humour and humanity of a perennially popular short-story writer.

Here Henry gives a richly colourful and exuberantly entertaining panorama of social life, ranging from thieves to tycoons, from the streets of New York to the prairies of Texas.

These stories are famed for their 'trick endings' or 'twists in the tail': repeatedly the plot twirls adroitly, compounding ironies. Indeed, O. Henry's cunning plots surpass those of the ingenious rogues he creates. His style is genial, lively and witty, displaying a virtuoso's command of language and allusion.

This great collection offers delights for the mind, imagination and emotions.

Additional information

GOR000533414
9781853262418
1853262412
100 Selected Stories by O. Henry
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Wordsworth Editions Ltd
1995-05-05
768
N/A
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