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This carefully crafted ebook: “The Complete O. Henry Short Stories (Rolling Stones + Cabbages and Kings + Options + Roads of Destiny + The Four Million + The Trimmed Lamp + The Voice of the City + Whirligigs and more)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.
William Sydney Porter (1862–1910), known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American writer. O. Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and surprise endings. Most of O. Henry's stories are set in his own time, the early 20th century. Many take place in New York City and deal for the most part with ordinary people: clerks, policemen, waitresses, etc. O. Henry's work is wide-ranging, and his characters can be found roaming the cattle-lands of Texas, exploring the art of the con-man, or investigating the tensions of class and wealth in turn-of-the-century New York. O. Henry had an inimitable hand for isolating some element of society and describing it with an incredible economy and grace of language. Some of his best and least-known work is contained in Cabbages and Kings, a series of stories each of which explores some individual aspect of life in a paralytically sleepy Central American town, while advancing some aspect of the larger plot and relating back one to another.
Table of Contents:
Cabbages And Kings:
The Proem By The Carpenter
“Fox-in-the-morning”
The Lotus And The Bottle
Smith
Caught
Cupid’s Exile Number Two
The Phonograph And The Graft
Money Maze
The Admiral
The Flag Paramount
The Shamrock And The Palm
The Remnants Of The Code
Shoes
Ships
Masters Of Arts
Dicky
Rouge Et Noir
Two Recalls
The Vitagraphoscope
Heart of the West
My Tussle with the Devil by O. Henry’s Ghost
O Henryana
Options
Roads of Destiny
Rolling Stones
Sixes and Sevens
Strictly Business
The Four Million
The Gentle Grafter
The Trimmed Lamp
The Two Women
The Voice of the City
Waifs and Strays
Whirligigs
Biography of O. Henry…

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