Welcome to the Masters of Prose book series, a selection of the best works by noteworthy authors.Literary critic August Nemo selects the most important writings of each author. A selection based on the author's novels, short stories, letters, essays and biographical texts. Thus providing the reader with an overview of the author's life and work.This edition is dedicated to the writer O. Henry, one of the greatest American short story writer of the 19th century and one of the most popular authors of his time. O. Henry's 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.This book contains the following writings:Short Story Colletions: The Four Million; The Voice of the City; The Trimmed Lamp; Options; Sixes and Sevens.If you appreciate good literature, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!