Entertaining, sly, or poignant, the stories of O. Henry were - and remain - enormously popular. This collection, read by Frank Muller, contains the stories "The Gift of the Magi," "The Skylight Room," "The Cop and the Anthem," "The Last Leaf," "The Pimienta Pancakes," "The Furnished Room," "Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking," "The Sleuths," "The Passing of Black Eagle," "Memoirs of a Yellow Dog," "A Retrieved Reformation," "Caught," "Makes the Whole World Kin," "The Reformation of Calliope," "After Twenty Years," "The Whirligig of Life," "Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen," and "One Thousand Dollars."
These classic tales from the master of the short story are narrated by the masterful Frank Muller, a perfect match. This collection is emotional and insightful for the listener, and made even more so by Muller’s perfect pacing, his performance of a wide range of diverse characters, and his ability to add tension to his voice as he nears the surprise endings O. Henry is best noted for. Listeners looking for stories guaranteed to bring a smile to the lips and a lump to the throat will find Muller’s narration the best way to enjoy these timeless treats.
"...the stories...make entertaining reading and are ideal for reluctant readers." (Media Review)
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Abysmal quality, superb literature