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Cabbages and Kings - O. Henry

Rating: Rated: 6 times Rate It. I'm an author. Membership requires a valid email address. These loosely related tales of scamps and underdogs in an unstable Central American republic contain some clever images, as well as some dated, derogatory language. Lloyd James navigates this murky area admirably, de-emphasizing the crude name-calling by voicing it largely without malice. He simply speaks the vernacular as naturally as he creates the characters' accents.

Henry, set in a fictitious Central American country called the Republic of Anchuria. This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. Cabbages and Kings weaves together stories of political Intrigue and corruption that take place Cabbages and kings book the fictional country of Anchuria in Central America. This collection of short stories is also expertly linked into the bigger overall novel. Henry's "Cabbages and Kings" is yet another capital "L" piece of Literature that surprised me by actually being good.

Cabbages and Kings

A series of stories which each explore some individual aspect of life in a paralytically sleepy Central American town while each advancing some aspect of the larger plot and relating back one to another in a complex structure which slowly explicates its own background even as it painstakingly erects a town which is one of the most detailed literary creations of the period. In this book, O. Henry coined the term "banana republic". By clicking 'Sign me up' I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use. Must redeem within 90 days. See full terms and conditions and this month's choices. Tell us what you like and we'll recommend books you'll love.

Cabbages And Kings

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Fiction: Short Stories, Tales, Sketches

Cabbages and Kings is a novel made up of interlinked short stories, written by O. Henry and set in a fictitious Central American country called the Republic of Anchuria. Its plot contains famous elements in the poem: shoes and ships and sealing wax, cabbages and kings.

Henry - was an American short story author whose real name was William Sydney Porter. Henry's rich canon of work reflected his wide-range of experiences and is distinctive for its witticism, clever wordplay, and unexpected twist endings. Like many other writers, O. Henry's early career aspirations were unfocused and he wandered across different activities and professions before he finally found his calling as a short story writer. He started working in his uncle's drugstore in and became a licensed pharmacist by the age of His first creative expressions came while working in the pharmacy where he would sketch the townspeople that frequented the store.

Born: Sep. Henry went to Texas in and worked at various jobs including a clerk and a teller at the First National Bank in Austin. He contributed stories to magazines from around and started his own weekly, The Rolling Stone , in Accused of embezzlement of bank funds, he fled to Honduras in , but returned when he heard of his wife's illness. Tried and convicted, he entered prison in and served a little over three years, finding time to write a number of stories while incarcerated. His pseudonym is said to have been adopted from another inmate. He arrived in New York in and published the first of his collection of stories, Cabbages and Kings , in

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Мидж посмотрела на него с удивлением. - Я вовсе не имела в виду твою жену.  - Она невинно захлопала ресницами.  - Я имела в виду Кармен.  - Это имя она произнесла с нарочитым пуэрто-риканским акцентом. - Кого? - спросил он чуть осипшим голосом.

 - Он перевел взгляд на экран.

 Черт его дери! - почти беззвучно выругалась Сьюзан, оценивая расстояние до своего места и понимая, что не успеет до него добежать. Хейл был уже слишком близко. Она метнулась к буфету в тот момент, когда дверь со звуковым сигналом открылась, и, остановившись у холодильника, рванула на себя дверцу. Стеклянный графин на верхней полке угрожающе подпрыгнул и звонко опустился на место. - Проголодалась? - спросил Хейл, подходя к .

Несколько операторов очумело перебегали от одного терминала к другому, волоча за собой распечатки и отдавая какие-то распоряжения. В помещении царила атмосфера полного хаоса. Сьюзан завороженно смотрела на захватывающую дух технику.

Cabbages and Kings
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  1. Gislena A.

    Author, Henry, O., Title, Cabbages and Kings. Contents, The proem: by the carpenter -- "Fox-in-the-morning" -- The lotus and the bottle -- Smith.

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