THE FURNISHED ROOM

THE FURNISHED ROOM


O' Henry O' Henry
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William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910), better known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. His stories frequently have surprise endings. In his day he was called the American answer to Guy de Maupassant. While both authors wrote plot twist endings, O. Henry's stories were considerably more playful, and are also known for their witty narration. Most of his 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: policemen, waitresses, etc. Porter's legacy includes the O. Henry Award, an annual prize awarded to outstanding short stories.

Publish Date : 28 Aug 2020

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