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Bennett Cerf,O. Henry
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O’Henry’s short stories had become classic examples of American modernist literature. The book, The Best Short Stories of O’Henry, showcased 38 short stories by O’Henry

O’Henry’s short stories had become classic examples of American modernist literature. The book, The Best Short Stories of O’Henry, showcased 38 short stories by O’Henry. Every story there appeared didactic and good-humored, and the household morals came from often witty culminations. Classic settings from New York to Texas provided a mural of America.

The more than 600 stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume.

Category: Fiction Classics Literary Fiction. The more than 600 stories written by O. They are tales in his most mellow, humorous, and ironic moods.

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Henry (1862 - 1910) was an American short story author whose real name was William Sydney Porter. Henry's rich canon of work reflected his wide-range of experiences and is distinctive for its witticism, clever wordplay, and unexpected twist endings. Like many other writers, O. Henry's early career aspirations were unfocused and he wandered across different activities and professions before he finally found his calling as a short story writer. He started working in his uncle's drugstore in 1879 and became a licensed pharmacist by the age of 19.

This list has the most popular stories written by American writer O. Henry, and includes related images and first published information as well

This list has the most popular stories written by American writer O. Henry, and includes related images and first published information as well. O. Henry, the pen name of William Sydney Porter, was born in 1862 in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is widely known for his distinct short story style, including wordplay and twist endings. What are the best of O. Henry's stories? This list features the absolute best O. Henry stories

Selected and with an Introduction by Bennett A. Cerf and Van H. Cartmell. Henry-is one of my beloved. I love O. Henry and since childhood read these charming stories in Russian translation many times

Selected and with an Introduction by Bennett A. Henry's wonderful short stories are characterized by four prominent elements. He clearly understands the nuances of the times about which he writes. He has an amazing gift for capturing the personalities of people from many, many stations in Life. Henry and since childhood read these charming stories in Russian translation many times. It's strange that O. Henry was so popular in Russia and practically unknown in his native country. I bought the book for my son-in-law. One person found this helpful.

This book contains the following stories by O. Henry: The Gift of the Magi; A Cosmopolite in a Cafe; Man About . The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer. It provided the foundation for their next publishing venture, Random House.

Henry is known for entertaining and clever short stories This page contains some of O. Henry’s best and well known stories as well as lesser known . Henry Short Stories. After Twenty Years 1,260 words.

Henry is known for entertaining and clever short stories. Here is a list of some of his famous stories with a short summary for each. This page contains some of O. Henry’s best and well known stories as well as lesser known works. I’ve included an approximate word count where possible. A policeman makes his rounds, checking that the shop doors are secured for the night, when he sees a man waiting in an entrance way.

There are good stories and bad ones, and there are superb stories, throughout his work.

Henry, the pen name of William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. Young Porter went to work in a drugstore at age fifteen. There are good stories and bad ones, and there are superb stories, throughout his work. His many published collections, similarly, are a chronological jumble, for it simply does not matter in what book a story occurs, any more than it matters when it was written.

The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer.

The more 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.
Reviews:
  • Soustil
great bedtime stories
  • IWantYou
For my purposes, the best short story writer in history. No writer that I'm aware of can get as much said in so few pages.
  • Cia
O. Henry's wonderful short stories are characterized by four prominent elements.
He clearly understands the nuances of the times about which he writes. He has an amazing gift for capturing the personalities of people from many, many stations in Life. He is an incredibly superb story-crafter. His skill at introducing and managing Humor is among the very best in the entire histroy of American Literature.
One can always debate the story selections in any "Best of..." book but this one is a delight.
  • Daron
A collection of O. Henry Short stories is a ‘must have’ for every household.
  • Gaxaisvem
A great compendium of Henry's short stories. A wonderful read.
  • RUsich155
O. Henry-is one of my beloved

I love O. Henry and since childhood read these charming stories in Russian translation many times .It's strange that O. Henry was so popular in Russia and practically unknown in his native country.I bought the book for my son-in-law.
  • Qusicam
It was a gift for my father and he liked it ????
Beautiful use of language and as always a clever twist at the end of each story. I read many of these when I was young, but I enjoyed them just as much the second time around.