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Roads of Destiny

O. Henry

O. Henry was the pen name of William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), an American writer of outstanding short stories, known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and surprise endings. "Roads of Destiny" is an intriguing story about a young would-be poet, David, who is running away from home after a quarrel with his beloved. He reaches a crossroads - but which road will he take? O. Henry treats us to a journey with him down each of the possible routes - and with each he encounters a gripping adventure. Only once we have heard the third part of the tale do we finally understand what David's destiny really is.

O. Henry was the pen name of William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), an American writer of outstanding short stories, known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and surprise endings. "Roads of Destiny" is an intriguing story about a young would-be poet, David, who is running away from home after a quarrel with his beloved. He reaches a crossroads - but which road will he take? O. Henry treats us to a journey with him down each of the possible routes - and with each he encounters a gripping adventure. Only once we have heard the third part of the tale do we finally understand what David's destiny really is.
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O. Henry was the pen name of William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), an American writer of outstanding short stories, known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and surprise endings. "Roads of Destiny" is an intriguing story about a young would-be poet, David, who is running away from home after a quarrel with his beloved. He reaches a crossroads - but which road will he take? O. Henry treats us to a journey with him down each of the possible routes - and with each he encounters a gripping adventure. Only once we have heard the third part of the tale do we finally understand what David's destiny really is.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Cathy Dobson

Length:

56m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

21:02


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

22:00


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

13:11