Eighty stories that display O. Henry's comic eye and unique, ironic approach to life's realities.
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 544 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 25/11/1993
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780140186888