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Details"There are stories in everything. I've got some of my best yarns from park benches, lamp posts, and newspaper stands."These are about chances and adventures. These are about swindlers and innocent people. And these deal with the inescapable reality of life.O. Henry's short stories captivate the reader with their witty narration of everyday issues, and win hearts with their surprise endings after a series of sharp twists and turns. Mostly set in his own era, with characters inspired from his own life and experiences, the stories are stirred with realism.Selected Stories is a collection of short stories taken from each of his collections published across a decade. Almost a century after their publication, these continue to be loved and appreciated by the readers.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: William Sidney Porter, known by the pseudonym O. Henry, was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, in September 1862. He devoted a of lot time to books as a child and became an enthusiastic reader at a very young age. The pseudonym O. Henry first appeared over the story "Whistling Dicks Christmas Stocking," which was published in the December 1899 issue of McCluress Magazine. Cabbages and Kings (1904) was his first collection of short stories. With witty narrations and surprise endings, his stories won the heart of his readers. The Four Million, his second collection of short stories, was published in 1906. His other collections of short stories include The Trimmed Lamp (1907), Heart of the West (1907), The Voice of the City (1908), The Gentle Grafter (1908), Roads of Destiny (1909), Options (1909), Strictly Business (1910), and Whirligigs (1910). Sixes and Sevens (1911), Rolling Stones (1912), and Waifs and Strays (1917) were published posthumously. Selected Stories is a collection of stories which have been taken from each of these books.
SKU Code PRK B 2348 Weight in Kg 0.4000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9788175994225 Author Name O HENRY Publisher Name FINGERPRINT