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O. Henry - The Gift of the Magi (Little Clothbound Classics) - 9780241597019 - 9780241597019
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The Gift of the Magi (Little Clothbound Classics)

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Description for The Gift of the Magi (Little Clothbound Classics) Hardcover.
Little Clothbound Classics: irresistible, mini editions of short stories, novellas and essays from the world's greatest writers, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. O. Henry is one of the most popular American writers of the twentieth century and a true master of the short story. This selection of tales ranges from Christmas in New York to the cattle-lands of Texas, taking in con men, clerks, shop assistants, tramps and tricksters. They all highlight O. Henry's comic eye, his gift for evoking speech and setting, and his unique approach to life's quirks of fate. 'His ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2022
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780241597019
SKU
9780241597019
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 2 to 4 working days
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About O. Henry
O. Henry (1862-1910) had a short but colourful life. Born William Porter in Greensboro, North Carolina, he initially worked as a pharmacist before moving into journalism. In 1896 he was arrested for embezzling funds while working as a bookkeeper for a bank. In a moment of madness, he absconded on his way to the courthouse before his trial and fled ... Read more

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