Wednesday, 21 December 2011

"The Gift of the Magi" by O.Henry


 "What better occupation, really, than to spend the evening at the fireside with a book, with the wind beating on the windows and the lamp burning bright. Haven’t you ever happened to come across in a book some vague notion that you’ve had, some obscure idea that returns from afar and that seems to express completely your most subtle feelings?" (Gustave Flaubert)




The Gift of the Magi is a short story written by O. Henry about a young married couple and how they deal with the challenge of buying secret Christmas gifts for each other with very little money.

The story is an interesting, sentimental and heart stirring,

Publisher: Caedmon Records (1969)


The sad irony about a two people who want to express their love.