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Collected Stories
Collected Stories
 
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Author : Tagor Rabindran
Publisher : Macmilan India Ltd
ISBN# : 81-7167-424-0
Pages : 843
Price :INR 110
Offer Price:INR 98
 
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o.Henry is one of the best short story writers of all times. In all, he wrote 270 stories all well-spiced with variety, richness of characterization, compassion, coincidence, surprise endings and humour. A champion of the downtrodden, he delineated the darker realities of life with a fine sprinkling of laughter, capturing themes and moments of the life of his times. An era is depicted in these stories with remarkable clarity and dexterity. William Sydney Porter was born in Greenboro, North Carolina, in 1862. he left his rudimentary education at the age of fifteen to be apprenticed to a pharmacist. He worked as a book-keeper in a ranch in Texas and as a teller in the national Bank, Austin, before he bought the magazine, the Iconoclast in 1894, which he renamed the rolling Stone. The magazine was sold after a year and Henry started writing a humorous daily column for the Houston Post charged with embezzling the bank he had worked for, he was sentenced to five years in the federal
 
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