Monday, 21 December 2015

MPOV: The Gift of the Magi

A colleague shared this short story and it actually struck a chord with me. Since Christmas is just around the corner, so it is apt to share this in line with the Christmasy mood :-)

It is a loving tale of a poor couple, struggling to buy each other a meaningful Christmas gift. A sweet and short story which captured the human aspects of the poor. It is heart-wrenching in the end but no doubt, a very meaningful one.

Which reminds me, I'm gonna start my 2016 New Year resolution - frugality should be my no. 1!

You can read the short story here:
http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/GifMag.shtml

My rating: 4/5
Author: O. Henry
Genre: fiction
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