The Green Door, by O. Henry

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“Adventure” is a term that we all think we understand. But what is “true adventure”? Does it mean chasing after elusive goals, against all odds and at great personal risk? Or does it mean something else entirely? Like, say, a state of mind, rather than a state of play. Tonight’s short story by O. Henry, first collected in “The Four Million” in 1906, holds up a mirror to many a latter-day would-be “adventurer”. Coming with Henry’s trademark “twist” at the end, it is one of my favourites by this author.

The Green Door, by O. Henry {8:14}

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