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summary of best seller by O.henry

Asked by Mohit Punia(student) , on 3/2/14


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The summary of the requested chapter is already available in the 'Literature Reader' section. Kindly go through it and let us know in case you face any difficulty.  


 

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best seller deals with the life of a business worker of plate and glass company who believes that fictions are unrealistic and according to him a man always marries a girl of the same background. THE story starts with the narrator travelling in a chair car where he meets john a pescud,a comrade.john was reading a bestseller THE ROSE LADY and TREVELYAN JOHN thought that these stories were imaginary. then after a little formal chat on happenings in their lives john told that he was married. 
john was travelling to Cincinnati when he saw the finest maiden of all and fell in love then he followed her all the way to her home town keeping a sharp unpredictable distance from her eyes. he went in a hotel for the night stay where the manager on asking said that the biggest mansion at top of the hill was of colonel allyn.then suddenly the maiden of his dreams came,he went to her and started the conversation,which ended with her revealing the truth that she knew John was following her and a challenge to him to enter the girl 's house which was none other than the colonel 's mansion. the next morning he went there ,the place was a dead coffin and he with shaken legs numb hands and crack voice talked to the colonel and after sometime came to the point and asked for the girl 's hand which to his very surprise was an accepted proposal from the colonel . 
the story shows the hypocritical nature of John.phir john khallas ho jata hai.

Posted by Johns Willson(student)on 10/11/11

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best seller deals with the life of a business worker of plate and glass company who believes that fictions are unrealistic and according to him a man always marries a girl of the same background. THE story starts with the narrator travelling in a chair car where he meets john a pescud,a comrade.john was reading a bestseller THE ROSE LADY and TREVELYAN JOHN thought that these stories were imaginary. then after a little formal chat on happenings in their lives john told that he was married. 
john was travelling to Cincinnati when he saw the finest maiden of all and fell in love then he followed her all the way to her home town keeping a sharp unpredictable distance from her eyes. he went in a hotel for the night stay where the manager on asking said that the biggest mansion at top of the hill was of colonel allyn.then suddenly the maiden of his dreams came,he went to her and started the conversation,which ended with her revealing the truth that she knew John was following her and a challenge to him to enter the girl 's house which was none other than the colonel 's mansion. the next morning he went there ,the place was a dead coffin and he with shaken legs numb hands and crack voice talked to the colonel and after sometime came to the point and asked for the girl 's hand which to his very surprise was an accepted proposal from the colonel . 
the story shows the hypocritical nature of John.phir john khallas ho jata hai


Posted by Johns Willson(student)on 10/11/11

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u r a cheater. don 't u feel ashamed to copy from another website.

Posted by Uchit Mahapatra(student)on 20/11/11

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THIS ANSWER IS COPIED FROM ENGLISH GUIDE > THIS IS ONLY FOR REFERENCE

Best seller is a story which deals with the life of John A. Pescud who firstly critisizes the Best Sellers for writing unrealistic fiction book "THE ROSE LADY and TREVELYAN"  which seems not to happen in real life but, he himself forgets that this is true for his life too. He hunts up a girl from the Belted Earls of Europe where as he himself is an odinary american Salesman. He finds a hard time keeping up with her as she very often changes up her track and finally reaches to her hometown and makes up her faher for their marriage and he finaly gets off a Coketown to get some petunias for her mewly married princess.

Posted by mahakagrawal...(student)on 23/11/11

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 u cheat copied from ask and answer???????????

Posted by Lakshmi(student)on 10/12/11

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 alisha talwar..bahut khub..good story....wah!wah!...

Posted by Astitva Nigam(student)on 10/1/12

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 its not about cheating.......... you got to know the answer no? 

Posted by Aditee Ramteke(student)on 24/1/12

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 best seller deals with the life of a business worker of plate and glass company who believes that fictions are unrealistic and according to him a man always marries a girl of the same background. THE story starts with the narrator travelling in a chair car on his way to pittsburg where he meets john A. Pescud,an old acquaintance .john was reading a bestseller THE ROSE LADY and TREVELYAN JOHN thought that these stories were imaginary. then after a little formal chat on happenings in their lives john told that he was married. 

john was travelling to Cincinnati when he saw the finest maiden of all and fell in love then he followed her all the way to her home town keeping a sharp unpredictable distance from her eyes. he went in a hotel for the night to stay where the manager on asking said that the biggest mansion at top of the hill was of colonel allyn.then suddenly the maiden of his dreams came,he went to her and started the conversation,which ended with her revealing the truth that she knew John was following her and she was glad he didn 't talked with her and the next challenge to him was to enter the girl 's house which was none other than the colonel 's mansion. the next morning he went there by showing his bussiness card and by pretending that he wanted to sell those plate glasses and hence wanted to meet colonel allyn ,the place was a dead coffin and he with shaken legs numb hands and crack voice talked to the colonel and after sometime came to the point and asked for the girl 's hand and to his surprise the colonel gave an unexpected answer by agreeing and told him alot of stories about his experiences afterall he got smeone to listen to his stories and unwillingly he have to listen to him 
the story ends as train reaches to coketown and the so called travellyn goes to dig petunias for his rose lady and he addresses that the old man is still in my house waiting to tell more and more stories .........................

Posted by ankitdidi...(student)on 5/2/12

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y u people r copying????????if u dont know,then leave it.dont copy

Posted by Suppriya Jawaha...(student)on 26/2/12

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 best seller deals with the life of a business worker of plate and glass company who believes that fictions are unrealistic and according to him a man always marries a girl of the same background. THE story starts with the narrator travelling in a chair car on his way to pittsburg where he meets john A. Pescud,an old acquaintance .john was reading a bestseller THE ROSE LADY and TREVELYAN JOHN thought that these stories were imaginary. then after a little formal chat on happenings in their lives john told that he was married. 

john was travelling to Cincinnati when he saw the finest maiden of all and fell in love then he followed her all the way to her home town keeping a sharp unpredictable distance from her eyes. he went in a hotel for the night to stay where the manager on asking said that the biggest mansion at top of the hill was of colonel allyn.then suddenly the maiden of his dreams came,he went to her and started the conversation,which ended with her revealing the truth that she knew John was following her and she was glad he didn 't talked with her and the next challenge to him was to enter the girl 's house which was none other than the colonel 's mansion. the next morning he went there by showing his bussiness card and by pretending that he wanted to sell those plate glasses and hence wanted to meet colonel allyn ,the place was a dead coffin and he with shaken legs numb hands and crack voice talked to the colonel and after sometime came to the point and asked for the girl 's hand and to his surprise the colonel gave an unexpected answer by agreeing and told him alot of stories about his experiences afterall he got smeone to listen to his stories and unwillingly he have to listen to him 
the story ends as train reaches to coketown and the so called travellyn goes to dig petunias for his rose lady and he addresses that the old man is still in my house waiting to tell more and more stories .........................

Posted by Vignesh Chandra