Selected Stories

Product Number: EB00388529
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101653593
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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Description

Eighty short stories by a master of the genre O. Henry's comic eye and unique, ironic approach to life's realities are unmatched. These stories-about con men and tricksters and "innocent" deceivers, about fate, luck, and coincidence-have delighted generations of readers. Set in New York and the West, in Central America and the South, they demonstrate O. Henry's mastery of speech and place, and highlight his appreciation of life's quirks. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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Author(s): O. Henry
Original Publish Date: Aug 29, 2006

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