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summary of best seller by O.henry

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 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...(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.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.

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 Nave(student)on 19/5/12

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 N don u frigin temme i copied

Posted by Nave(student)on 19/5/12

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ya sweet supi is ryt

Posted by Pinki(student)on 22/11/12

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 besy 

Posted by Vishal(student)on 28/11/12

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 best seller is nothing but a short story that begins with :-

1 author meeting john  

2 john tells author bout his views on best sellers saying that all best sellers are unreal and they are all alike

3 they discuss about their lives 

4 john tells the author how he followed jessiie and asked for herrr han d to her father the colonel

5 it is shown that john was a hypocrite

Posted by Vishal(student)on 28/11/12

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Summary of best seller by o Henry?

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best seller deals with the life of a bus iness 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 mansi on 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 ho us e which was none other than the colonel 's mansion. the next morning he went there by showing his b us siness 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

Posted by Deepshikha Sing...(student)on 7/12/12

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atleast yrr be a habit of writing by your qwn. btw its easy chapter

Posted by Deepshikha Sing...(student)on 7/12/12

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plz dont think that y i copied it. i copied it bcoz i want 2 show dat earlier ans was copied from wiki. answers. com

Posted by Deepshikha Sing...(student)on 7/12/12

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 best seller deals with the life of a bus iness 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 mansi on  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 ho us e which was none other than the colonel 's mansion. the next morning he went there by showing his b us siness 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

Posted by Bhuwanshu Shukl...(student)on 11/12/12

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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 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 Pooja Pooja(student)on 11/12/12

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 thnks for ur wonderful comments which are all cpied frm ech othr

Posted by Shreya(parent)on 19/12/12

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 all are copers...........

Posted by Siddhi(student)on 27/12/12

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Answer:
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 Aman Vasisht(student)on 3/1/13

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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 Agrim Sehdev(student)on 9/1/13

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 best seller is nothing but a short story that begins with :-

1 author meeting john

2 john tells author bout his views on best sellers saying that all best sellers are unreal and they are all alike

3 they discuss about their lives

4 john tells the author how he followed jessiie and asked for herrr han d to her father the colonel

5 it is shown that john was a hypocrite

Posted by Kartik Balaji(student)on 18/1/13

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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 Kartik Balaji(student)on 18/1/13

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 dash

Posted by Varun(student)on 25/1/13

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 where was pescud going by train and why?.......pls sum1 help me wid this question 4 2maro 's exam

Posted by Shalini(student)on 29/1/13

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 best seller is a storywhere a jobless, hypocrite and double-faced man stalks a beautifull woman till her house. he doesn 't miss any oppurtunity to hit on her and finally gathers the guts and talks to her father. he impresses him and finally gets the bitc*. he brags about his beautifull wife to another jobless peson

Posted by Anvita(student)on 31/1/13

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guyz ,how can you say that johns is a cheater,did he said that the summary is written in his own words.answer before thinking

Posted by Rahila Jaffar(student)on 2/2/13

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 there r too many summary here which 1 shold i read......>_<

Posted by Tahera Roxx(student)on 10/2/13

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i can also copy paste da summary....:P

Posted by Tahera Roxx(student)on 10/2/13

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 The Best seller deal with an life of a occupation worker of home plate and glass firm who thinks that fictions is unrealistic and in respect to him a man ever marries a woman of the like background. 

THE narrative starts with the storyteller traveling in a parlour car where he meet john. john was viewing a bestseller THE ROSE LADY & TREVELYAN JOHN believed that these story is mythical. then soon after a little conventional chat on happenings in their lifetimes john said that he was got married. 

but John was planning a trip to Cincinnati where he saw the finest maid of all and fell in love thereafter he pursued her all the way to her hometown keeping a sharp irregular length from the woman eyes. 

Then he went in a hotel for night time stay in which the manager on asking said that biggest mansion house at top of the hill was of colonel allyn. then all of a sudden the maid of his dreams came, he went to her and began the conversation, which finished with her uncovering the actual that she knew John was coming after her.


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Posted by Jonah Eapen(student)on 10/2/13

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Para 72- Even though it was a big house, there wasn 't much furniture and the house from inside looked very dull. But as Colonel Allyn comes, the place suddenly lightens up  and it feels like a band is playing and people are dancing.

Posted by Magicfingers(student)on 10/3/13

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The Best seller deal with an life of a occupation worker of home plate and glass firm who thinks that fictions is unrealistic and in respect to him a man ever marries a woman of the like background. 

THE narrative starts with the storyteller traveling in a parlour car where he meet john. john was viewing a bestseller THE ROSE LADY & TREVELYAN JOHN believed that these story is mythical. then soon after a little conventional chat on happenings


Then he went in a hotel for night time stay in which the manager on asking said that biggest mansion house at top of the hill was of colonel al
 in their lifetimes john said that he was got married. 

but John was planning a trip to Cincinnati where he saw the finest maid of all and fell in love thereafter he pursued her all the way to her hometown keeping a sharp irregular length from the woman eyes. lyn. then all of a sudden the maid of his dreams came, he went to her and began the conversation, which finished with her uncovering the actual that she knew John was coming after her. 

Posted by Anshul Bhuwalka(student)on 13/3/13

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 kya copy copy kr rhe ho yr????

Posted by Samarthya(student)on 14/3/13

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guys u all r cheaters btt tanxx becozz i understand

Posted by Raunak Purohiton 18/3/13

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 guys we should learn to  write on our own.if we do so we will be able develope our thinking skills,vocabulary,creativity etc...

so pleazzzzzzze dont coppy from any websites ya........

Posted by K S Haleema Far...(student)on 20/3/13

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Atleast you should thank him that he has posted the meaningfull summary by wasting his precious time in by browsing the net .............*_*

Posted by Udit Singh(student)on 25/10/13

The Best seller deal with an life of a occupation worker of home plate and glass firm who thinks that fictions is unrealistic and in respect to him a man ever marries a woman of the like background. THE narrative starts with the storyteller traveling in a parlour car where he meet john. john was viewing a bestseller THE ROSE LADY TREVELYAN JOHN believed that these story is mythical. then soon after a little conventional chat on happenings in their lifetimes john said that he was got married. but John was planning a trip to Cincinnati where he saw the finest maid of all and fell in love thereafter he pursued her all the way to her hometown keeping a sharp irregular length from the woman eyes. Then he went in a hotel for night time stay in which the manager on asking said that biggest mansion house at top of the hill was of colonel allyn. then all of a sudden the maid of his dreams came, he went to her and began the conversation, which finished with her uncovering the actual that she knew John was coming after her.

Posted by Vinay Bhatia(tutor)on 19/1/14

:)

Posted by Neha(student)on 26/1/14

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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.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.

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 himthe 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 Nikhil(student)on 3/2/14

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