O. Henry

Coffee Break Collection 001 - Humor


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This is a collection of short (15 minute or less readings) stories suitable for a coffee break at work or a short commuter ride. Emphasis f…

Five Beloved Stories by O. Henry


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O. Henry wrote over 600 short stories. Naturally I have my personal top 20 stories that just seem to stand out because of their form, writin…

Heart of the West


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A collection of short stories by the legendary O. Henry. (Summary by sidhu177)

Fireside Christmas Short Stories


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A collection of Christmas-themed short stories, intended to warm the heart and share with the family. Each story or poem in this collection …

Short Story Collection Vol. 003


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 003: a collection of 20 short fictional works in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

The Gift of the Magi


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The Gift of the Magi is an O. Henry short story in which a young couple are very much in love with each other but can barely afford their on…

The Best American Humorous Short Stories


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Eighteen short stories by famous and little known authors compassing the period 1839 - 1914. The editor's very extensive introduction is omi…

Short Story Collection Vol. 006


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Librivox's Short Story Collection 006: a collection of 20 short essays and fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox member…

The Four Million


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Born in 1862 and died in 1910, O. Henry’s birth name is William Sydney Porter; however, he adopted the pen name O. Henry while in prison. He…

Coffee Break Collection 005 - Love and Relationships


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This is a collection of 20 short works (between 3 and 15 minutes long) that are great for work/study breaks, commutes, workouts, or any time…

Short Story Collection Vol. 047


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 047: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members, i…

Coffee Break Collection 007 - Travel


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This is the seventh collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in le…

Short Story Collection Vol. 052


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 052: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 001


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 001: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 005


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 005: a collection of 20 short essays and fiction in the public domain read by a variety of LibriVox member…

The Trimmed Lamp: and other Stories of the Four Million


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Born in 1862 and died in 1910, O. Henry’s birth name is William Sydney Porter; however, he adopted the pen name O. Henry while in prison. He…

Short Story Collection Vol. 002


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 002: a collection of 10 short fictional works in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

The Gentle Grafter


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If Jefferson "Parleyvoo" Pickens had appeared in print just a few years later, he might have been the "Gentle Grifter" i…

Short Story Collection Vol. 008


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 008: a collection of 20 short essays and fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox member…

Cabbages and Kings


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This work is O. Henry's first published volume and is considered to be his only novel. The plot is composed of several short stories, which …

Christmas Short Works Collection 2007


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LibriVox’s 2007 Christmas Short Works Colletion containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, and scripture passages recorded by a …

Short Humor Collection 001


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This is a collection of short humorous works first published before 1923. (Summary by BellonaTimes)

Short Story Collection Vol. 056


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 056: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members, i…

Short Story Collection Vol. 055


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 055: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members, i…

Waifs and Strays


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These 12 O. Henry stories all deal with waifs and strays in one way or another; people who have somehow become adrift in the current of life…

Coffee Break Collection 008 - Animals


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This is the eighth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in len…

International Short Stories Volume 1: American Stories


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The first volume of a 3 volume anthology, this work focuses on American short stories and draws from Nathaniel Hawthorne, Anna Katherine Gre…

Short Story Collection Vol. 044


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 044: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 067


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A collection of 20 short stories selected and read by Librivox readers in English. 

Whirligigs


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A collection of short stories. - Summary by Richard Kilmer

Short Story Collection Vol. 035


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A collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain chosen and read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 016


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 016: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 051


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 051: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Coffee Break Collection 006 - Food and Drink


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This is the sixth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in leng…

Short Story Collection Vol. 050


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 050: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 057


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 057: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. …

Short Story Collection Vol. 069


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O. Henry, P.G. Wodehouse, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Dorothy Parker and Jack London were among the authors selected by Librivox readers for thi…

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O. Henry needs no introduction of course; the man who made the short story with the surprise ending famous. These 16 stories are all wonder…

The Four Million (Version 2)


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The man with the surprise endings: that was O. Henry's trademark. This is the second published collection of short stories by O. Henry origi…

Short Story Collection Vol. 011


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 011: a collection of 10 short essays and fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox member…

Roads of Destiny


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This is another collection of O. Henry short stories. - Summary by Sid

Short Story Collection Vol. 054


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 054: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 043


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 043: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 041


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 041: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Les Cadeaux inutiles (Version 2)


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Les Cadeaux inutiles est extrait du recueil New-York Tic Tac paru en 1906.Le début : « Un dollar et quatre-vingt-sept…

Short Story Collection Vol. 042


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 042: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 030


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 030: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 072


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A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. This time, we delve into the works of Virginia Woolf…

Short Story Collection Vol. 048


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 048: a collection of 19 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 045


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 045: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Collection: Tales of the Cities


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This is a collection of city stories, fiction or non-fiction, in English and published before 1923. Contributions have been chosen by the re…

Short Story Collection Vol. 071


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Romance and mystery abound in this, the seventy-first collection of short stories selected and read by Librivox volunteers.

Short Story Collection Vol. 079


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A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. The ever-popular detective stories of Arthur Conan D…

Movies and Hollywood Short Story Collection, Volume 1


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Fiction about (or involving) motion pictures started appearing in the late nineteenth-century, when writers first became aware of early kine…

Short Story Collection Vol. 070


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Mysteries, fantasy, family and hardship all make appearances in this, the 70th volume of short stories in the English language, selected and…

Short Story Collection Vol. 022


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 022: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 031


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 031: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 046


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 046: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 032


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 032: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 049


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 049: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.'H…

Strictly Business: More Stories of the Four Million


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O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910). His short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, characte…

El sueño


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  Murray tuvo un sueño. La psicología y la ciencia vacilan cuando intentan explicarnos las aventuras de nuestro …

Young Adults Short Works Collection Vol. 001


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Librivox’s Young Adults Short Story Collection 001: a collection of 9 short works of Young Adult fiction in the public domain read by a grou…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 10


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the tenth volume, 62 short stories and poems have been gathered from 42 authors…

Short Story Collection Vol. 081


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Librivox readers have come together to bring you another diverse collection of short stories. This anthology brings you selections from Thom…

Coffee Break Collection 013 - Weather


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This is the thirteenth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2006


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LibriVox's 2006 Christmas Colletion containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, and scripture passages recorded by a variety of L…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2008


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The multilingual Christmas Short Works Collection 2008, containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, hymns, and scripture passages…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2012


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The worldwide LibriVox community brings you 26 Dutch, English, French, German and Japanese recordings of short stories, poems, non-fiction a…

Short Story Collection 088


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Once more, we bring you a stellar collection of short stories, selected and read by Librivox readers. Joining regular favorites, such as Kat…

Mémoires d’un chien jaune – Un service d’amour


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L’humour d’O. Henry commence à nous être familier.Dans Mémoires d’un chien jaune, l’auteur donne la parole au toutou a…

LibriVox 9th Anniversary Collection


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This year is the 9th anniversary of our illustrious community, and readers have found and recorded 99 items with a connection with the numbe…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2014


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This year's Christmas collection of short stories and non-fiction, a play, poems, and bible readings features readings in English, Bulgarian…

Love Stories Volume 1


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Here are 20 love stories under an hour each, covering all kinds of experiences involving romantic or other kinds of love resulting in heartb…

L’Art et la combine – Le Triangle social


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N’oublions pas qu’O. Henry fut emprisonné trois ans pour détournement d’argent de la banque où il travaillait avant d’…

Le Pendule – On ne peut pas tout avoir


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Nous sommes à Union Square ou à Manhattan.Le Pendule est un regard ironique sur la vie quotidienne et répétitiv…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2013


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A selection of poems, short stories and other prose for the Christmas season in English, Finnish and German.

Dramatic Reading Scene and Story Collection, Volume 002


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Librivox readers present a collection of their favorite chapters and short stories, with the original author’s words all brought to life wit…

Best-seller


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  II -Dime -dijo Pescud, moviendo el libro rechazado con la punta del zapato derecho-, ¿has leído alguna vez uno de estos…

Amour et surmenage – Un champion de la science matrimoniale


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New York Tic Tac est un recueil de trente nouvelles humoristiques dues à la plume d’O. Henry, auteur de La Chasse au trésor. E…

Les Nouvelles Aventures de Jeff Peters (Chapitre 03)


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Un cas de conscience


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William Sydney Porter (1862-1910) est un auteur américain qui a exercé plusieurs métiers. En 1887 accusé de d&ea…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2015


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This year's Christmas collection of short stories, poems and non-fiction features readings in English, French, German and Romanian - Summary…

El tributo del éxito


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Hastings Beauchamp Morley iba paseando lenta y apaciblemente por Union Square con una mirada de compasión dirigida a los cientos de p…

Charybde et Scylla


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Charybde et Scylla, troisième nouvelle publiée d’O. Henry, ne le cède en rien aux deux autres. Traité avec art…

O. Henryana


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A book of poems and short stories. - Summary by Fritz

La voz de la ciudad


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Hace veinticinco años, los colegiales solían recitar la lección con un sonsonete. El estilo con el que pronunciaban aqu…

Love Stories Volume 2


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Here are 20 more love stories under an hour each, covering all kinds of experiences involving romantic or other kinds of love resulting in h…

El regalo de los Reyes Magos


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  Un dólar y ochenta y siete centavos. Eso era todo. Y setenta centavos estaban en céntimos. Céntimos ahorrados, u…

Les Nouvelles Aventures de Jeff Peters (Chapitre 04)


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La Chasse au trésor


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O. Henry (alias William Sydney Porter (1862-1910)) a déjà été présenté lors de la lecture d’Un cas…

Les Nouvelles Aventures de Jeff Peters (Chapitre 01)


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Le Courrier du parc – Vingt Ans après


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Toujours extraits de New York Tic Tac, Le Courrier du parc et Vingt ans après racontent deux aventures cocasses. Le jeune courrier g…

Sœurs du cercle enchanté


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Sœurs du cercle enchanté est le titre énigmatique d’un voyage touristique de la découverte de New York écrit a…

Les Nouvelles Aventures de Jeff Peters (Chapitre 05)


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Short Poetry Collection 203


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This is a collection of 63 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for April 2020.

Dos caballeros el día de Acción de Gracias


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Hay un día que es nuestro. Hay un día en que todos los norteamericanos que no se han hecho por su propio esfuerzo vuelven a …

Le Chasseur de têtes


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« Lorsqu’on y pense, la méthode des chasseurs de têtes de Mindanao (archipel des îles philippines) est magnifique e…

Némesis y el vendedor de caramelos


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-Zarpamos mañana por la mañana, a las ocho, en el Celtic -dijo Honoria, quitándose una hebra de su manga de encaje. -Ya…

Le Calife, Cupidon et l’horloge


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Notre bien connu humoriste américain O. Henry est capable de faire pleurer Margot (cf. notre récente La Dernière Fe…

Les Cadeaux inutiles


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Les Cadeaux inutiles : quelques réflexions à méditer à l’approche des fêtes de fin d’année…«…

Por correo


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No era ni la estación ni la hora en que el parque se hallaba frecuentado; era muy posible que la joven que estaba sentada en uno de …

Le Loup tondu


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Aventure comique d’un gros richard vaniteux dupé par ceux qu’il n’attendait pas !« Quand Murkison nous eut quittés, And…

La Jeune Fille et l’habitude – Boadicée


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Autant le fameux humoriste O. Henry nous a émus récemment avec La Dernière Feuille, autant avec ces deux « br&eg…

Memorias de un perro amarillo


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No creo que ninguno de ustedes vaya a rasgarse las vestiduras por leer un relato puesto en boca de un animal. El señor Kipling y much…

El sueño


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Les Nouvelles Aventures de Jeff Peters (Chapitre 02)


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Chambre meublée


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Chambre meublée est une nouvelle plutôt sombre d’O. Henry, extraite de New York Tic Tac.« La chambre meublée accue…

L’Hymne et le flic – Le Philtre


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Le rire se traduit souvent par les sons « hi ! hi ! hi ! », comme dans Le Philtre et L’Hymne et le flic, deux nouvelles dr&oc…

La Paume de Tobin


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Nouvelle histoire amusante new-yorkaise qui serait décevante si elle se terminait par :« L’appétit et la conscience de T…

Le Jour d’actions de grâces et les deux gentlemen – Mammon et le petit archer


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Deux nouvelles histoires humoristiques de New York Tic Tac :1) Le Jour d’actions de grâces et les deux gentlemen dont O Henry nous ann…

La Chasse à l’homme – La Punition inutile – Entre deux rounds – La Recette perd…


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Les quatre dernières histoires américaines qui complètent New York Tic Tac.La Chasse à l’homme « Lou et N…

La Dernière Feuille


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Quelle belle histoire touchante de O. Henry, réservée pour ce jour de Pâques, car nous assistons à une sorte de…

Sœurs du cercle enchanté (Version 2)


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Cette nouvelle d’humour new-yorkais quasi-surréaliste est tirée du recueil New York Tic Tac paru en 1906.Le début …

La Rançon du smoking (Version 2)


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La Rançon du smoking est extrait du recueil New-York Tic Tac paru en 1906.Le début : « Mr. Tower Chandler est en tr…

La Rançon du smoking


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Un jeune homme pauvre déguisé, grâce à son smoking, en riche gentleman rencontre à Manhattan une jeune f…

Le Comte et l’invité – La Robe pourpre


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Bientôt sera terminé l‘enregistrement de New York Tic Tac, trente anecdotes américaines humoristiques de O. Henry.Le …