|PDF Title:||The Gift of the Magi|
|Book File Type:||PDF Download / Read Online|
|PDF Author:||O. Henry|
|Publication Date:||Dec 10, 1905|
|Genre:||Fiction, Short Story|
The Gift of the Magi is a short story by O. Henry, first published in 1905. Set in New York City, the story revolves around a young, impoverished couple, Jim and Della Young, who wish to buy each other Christmas gifts but lack the funds to do so. The story is a heartwarming tale of love, sacrifice, and the true meaning of giving.
In order to buy a gift for her husband, Della sells her long, beautiful hair, using the money to purchase a chain for Jim's treasured pocket watch. Unbeknownst to her, Jim has sold his watch to buy a set of combs for Della's hair. When they exchange gifts on Christmas Eve, they discover the sacrifices they have made for each other, realizing that their love is the greatest gift of all.
The Gift of the Magi has become a classic holiday story, celebrated for its touching portrayal of selflessness and love. The story's enduring appeal lies in its simple yet profound message about the true meaning of giving and the value of love over material possessions.
"Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating."
"But in a last word to the wise of these days let it be said that of all who give gifts these two were the wisest. Of all who give and receive gifts, such as they are wisest. Everywhere they are wisest. They are the magi."Download The Gift of the Magi from below or purchase a copy from Amazon.
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