The Cisco Kid Volume 1

Here’s adventure! Here’s romance! O. Henry’s famous Robin Hood of the Old West rides again in 20 episodes of the popular series from radio’s golden age. First heard in...

The Prisoner of Zembla

Read an amusing story of a famous American writer O. Henry. It will leave a pleasant feeling and make you smile after reading. The Prisoner of Zembla is a story about an incident...

Dream

Here is the short story from the Rolling Stones. Murray, a prisoner condemned to death, prepares to his death penalty. He goes through the prison corridor, talks with other...

The Caliph and the Cad

Everybody knows a proverb: “Clothes don’t make the man”. This famous statement is proved in the book “Caliph and Cad”. Corny Brannigan was an ordinary truck driver, but...

Aristocracy Versus Hash

O. Henry, well known in American literature as a master of "short story" genre, was born in 1862. His career started when he began writing for the magazines in New-York. The first...

Memoirs of a Yellow Dog

A yellow dog narrates his escape from his camembert-cheese-scented New York mistress to a new life in the Rocky Mountains... taking her long suffering husband with him.

The Gift of the Magi

When Della finds she doesn't have enough money to buy a proper Christmas present for her beloved husband Jim, radical action is needed. She resolves to cut off and sell her...

Gift of the Magi, The/Last Leaf, The

A poor young couple demonstrates the meaning of love and self-sacrifice in the Christmas Classic, "The Gift of the Magi". Also included is "The Last Leaf". This tale follows a...

The Ransom of Red Chief

In the first tale, we follow two workmen on an intriguing journey to Coney Island, where the heartsick and disgruntled Tobin has his palm read. Who knew that palmistry could be so...

The Gift of the Magi

Join Della in the search for the perfect Christmas present for her husband Jim, while overcoming the obstacle of being even though she is so poor, that a penny is practically...

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