O. Henry (13 Bücher)

(18621910)

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O. Henry was the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910). O. Henry short stories are known for wit, wordplay, warm characterization and clever twist endings.

 

Cabbages and Kings

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A series of stories which each explore some individual aspect of life in a paralytically sleepy Central American town while each advancing some aspect of the larger plot and relating back one to another in a...

The Gift of the Magi

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Jim Dillingham Young and his wife Della are a young couple who are very much in love with each other, but can barely afford their one-room apartment opposite the elevated train due to their very bad economic...

Heart of the West

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A collection of 19 short stories from the West.

New York Tic Tac

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Un nouveau volume de nouvelles humoristiques.

Roads of Destiny

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A collection of 22 short stories: Roads of Destiny, The Guardian of the Accolade, The Discounters of Money, The Enchanted Profile, "Next to Reading Matter", Art and the Bronco, Phœbe, A Double-dyed Deceiver,...

Sixes and Sevens

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A collection of 25 short stories: The Last of the Troubadours, The Sleuths, Witches' Loaves, The Pride of the Cities, Holding up a Train, Ulysses and the Dogman, The Champion of the Weather, Makes the Whole...

The Four Million

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Written in 1906 when roughly four million people lived in New York City, it opens with a reference to Ward McAllister's "assertion that there were only "400" people in New York City who were really worth noticing....

Whirligigs

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A collectior of 24 short stories: The World and the Door; The Theory and the Hound; The Hypotheses of Failure; Calloway's Code; A Matter of Mean Elevation; Girl; Sociology in Serge and Straw; The Ransom of Red...

Options

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A collection of 16 short stories.

The Trimmed Lamp

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Other Stories of the Four Million: A Madison Square Arabian Night; The Rubaiyat of a Scotch Highball; The Pendulum; Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen; The Assessor of Success; The Buyer from Cactus City; The Badge...

Strictly Business

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More Stories of the Four Million: The Gold that Glittered; Babes in the Jungle; The Day Resurgent; The Fifth Wheel; The Poet and the Peasant; The Robe of Peace; The Girl and the Graft; The Call of the Tame;...

The Voice of the City

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Further Tales of the Four Million: The Complete Life of John Hopkins; A Lickpenny Lover; Dougherty's Eye Opener; Little Speck in Garnered Fruit; The Harbinger; While the Auto Waits; A Comedy in Rubber; One Thousand...

Les Nouvelles aventures de Jeff Peters

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Jeff Peters, «sympathique» cambrioleur, et ses amis, vont chercher l'argent où il y a un surplus. Jeff professe la combine illégitime avec bonhomie et cérébralité. La veuve et l'orphelin n'ont rien à...