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Fantastic Fables
Fantastic Fables
by Ambrose Bierce
"Fantastic Fables" by Ambrose Bierce. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been...
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Can Such Things Be? : Ambrose Bierce's Best Classic Horror Thrillers (Best Classic Horror Novels of All Time)
Can Such Things Be? : Ambrose Bierce's Best Classic Horror Thrillers (Best Classic Horror Novels of All Time)
by Ambrose Bierce
A collection of speculative short stories by the renowned American writer Ambrose Bierce; 'Can Such Things Be?' was first published in 1890s. An interesting and engaging collection for those who like detective and mysterious literature.
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Categories: All Horror; All Teen Lit
The Parenticide Club
The Parenticide Club
by Ambrose Bierce
"The Parenticide Club" by Ambrose Bierce. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been...
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Illustrated
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Illustrated
by Ambrose Bierce
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1890) is a short story by the American writer and Civil War veteran Ambrose Bierce.Described as "one of the most famous and frequently anthologized stories in American literature",it was originally published by The San Francisco Examiner on July 13, 1890, and was first collected in Bierce's book Tales...
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The Cynic's Word Book
The Cynic's Word Book
by Ambrose Bierce
"The Cynic's Word Book" by Ambrose Bierce. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been...
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Illustrated
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Illustrated
by Ambrose Bierce
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1890) is a short story by the American writer and Civil War veteran Ambrose Bierce.Described as "one of the most famous and frequently anthologized stories in American literature",it was originally published by The San Francisco Examiner on July 13, 1890, and was first collected in Bierce's book Tales...
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The Fiend's Delight
The Fiend's Delight
by Ambrose Bierce
"The Fiend's Delight" by Ambrose Bierce. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been...
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Can Such Things Be?: Illustrated Edition
Can Such Things Be?: Illustrated Edition
by Ambrose Bierce
24 short stories in fairly typical Bierce fashion ghostly, spooky, to be read (or listened to) in the dark, perhaps with a light crackling fire burning dimly in the background
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
by Ambrose Bierce, Bauer Books
During the U.S. Civil War, Peyton Farquhar, a southern gentleman and a Confederate sympathizer, is being summarily hanged to death on Owl Creek Bridge by Union forces, after trying to sabotage the bridge. Unexpectedly the rope breaks! and he's off on a desperate swim and run, trying to evade recapture.
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Can Such Things Be?
Can Such Things Be?
by Ambrose Bierce
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Ambrose Bierce - An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Ambrose Bierce - An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
by Ambrose Bierce
"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" (1890) is a short story by the American writer and Civil War veteran Ambrose Bierce. Described as "one of the most famous and frequently anthologized stories in American literature", it was originally published by The San Francisco Examiner on July 13, 1890, and was first collected in Bierce's book...
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A Son of the Gods and A Horseman in the Sky
A Son of the Gods and A Horseman in the Sky
by Ambrose Bierce
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The Land Beyond the Blow: After the method of Swift, who followed Lucian, and was himself followed by Voltaire and many...
The Land Beyond the Blow: After the method of Swift, who followed Lucian, and was himself followed by Voltaire and many...
by Ambrose Bierce
"The Land Beyond the Blow" is a collection of terse short stories and personal reminiscences by the great satirist, Ambrose Bierce.Contents:ThitherSons of the Fair StarAn Interview with Gnarmag-ZoteThe TamtoniansMarooned on UgThe Dog in GanegwagA Conflagration in GhargarooAn Execution in BatrugiaThe Jumjum of Gokeetle-GukThe Kingdom of...
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Ambrose Bierce - The Death of Halpin Frayser
Ambrose Bierce - The Death of Halpin Frayser
by Ambrose Bierce
"The Death of Halpin Frayser" is a Gothic ghost story by Ambrose Bierce. It was first published in the San Francisco periodical The Wave on December 19, 1891 before appearing in the 1893 collection Can Such Things Be?Halpin Frayser, a 32-year-old resident of the Napa Valley, awakens from a dreamless sleep speaking the mysterious words...
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The Monk and The Hangman's Daughter
The Monk and The Hangman's Daughter
by Ambrose Bierce, Adolphe Danziger de Castro
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Ambrose Bierce - Chickamauga
Ambrose Bierce - Chickamauga
by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce's short story, "Chickamauga" scrutinizes American values, specifically, America's identifying with the natural world. Bierce is critical of the American association with divine destiny, which has manifested itself throughout history in the form of John Winthrop's "City upon a hill" speech, the notion of the "white man's...
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The Damned Thing: 1898, From "In the Midst of Life"
The Damned Thing: 1898, From "In the Midst of Life"
by Ambrose Bierce
"The Damned Thing" by Ambrose Bierce. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been...
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Can Such Things Be? :(Illustrated Edition)
Can Such Things Be? :(Illustrated Edition)
by Ambrose Bierce
24 short stories in fairly typical Bierce fashion ghostly, spooky, to be read (or listened to) in the dark, perhaps with a light crackling fire burning dimly in the background
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Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories
Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories
by Ambrose Bierce
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Can Such Things Be?
Can Such Things Be?
by Ambrose Bierce
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Ambrose Bierce: Epigrams
Ambrose Bierce: Epigrams
by Ambrose Bierce
This ebook is from the Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce. Epigram is a short, sharp saying in prose or verse, frequently characterize by acidity or acerbity and sometimes by wisdom.Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (1842 – 1914?) was an American satirist, critic, poet, editor and journalist. Bierce became a prolific author of short stories often...
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The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce - Volume 2: In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians
The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce - Volume 2: In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians
by Ambrose Bierce
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The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays: 1909
The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays: 1909
by Ambrose Bierce
"The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays" by Ambrose Bierce. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press...
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A CYNIC LOOKS AT LIFE: Essays on the death penalty, emancipated women & more
A CYNIC LOOKS AT LIFE: Essays on the death penalty, emancipated women & more
by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce was well known for his biting wit and cynical approach to life. A Cynic Looks at Life is a collection of essays in which he talks about modern civilization and all its faults, the death penalty and many others. His arguments are still relevant to issues of today. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (1842 – 1914?) was an American...
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A Cynic Looks at Life
A Cynic Looks at Life
by Ambrose Bierce
"A Cynic Looks at Life" by Ambrose Bierce. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been...
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Black Beetles in Amber
Black Beetles in Amber
by Ambrose Bierce
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A Cynic Looks at Life
A Cynic Looks at Life
by Ambrose Bierce
A collection of essays in which Bierce talks about modern civilization and all its faults, including the death penalty, emancipated women, immortality, civilisation and more.
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THE MOCKING-BIRD: A Tale From The American Civil War
THE MOCKING-BIRD: A Tale From The American Civil War
by Ambrose Bierce
This story, first published in 1891, forms one of the great antiwar statements in American literature.Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American satirist, critic, poet, editor and journalist. Bierce became a prolific author of short stories often humorous and sometimes bitter or macabre. He spoke out against oppression and supported civil...
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The Land Beyond the Blow: (After the method of Swift, who followed Lucian, and was himself followed by Voltaire and...
The Land Beyond the Blow: (After the method of Swift, who followed Lucian, and was himself followed by Voltaire and...
by Ambrose Bierce
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The Fiend's Delight (novella + short stories + poetry)
The Fiend's Delight (novella + short stories + poetry)
by Ambrose Bierce
This carefully crafted ebook: "The Fiend's Delight (novella + short stories + poetry)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Fiend's Delight, a compilation of Bierce's articles; essays, stories, poems and reflection, was published in London in 1873 by John Camden Hotten under the pseudonym...
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The Mocking-Bird (A Short Story From The American Civil War)
The Mocking-Bird (A Short Story From The American Civil War)
by Ambrose Bierce
This carefully crafted ebook: "The Mocking-Bird (A Short Story From The American Civil War)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. This story, first published in 1891, forms one of the great antiwar statements in American literature. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American satirist, critic, poet...
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Civil War Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
Civil War Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Ambrose Bierce
Newspaperman, short-story writer, poet, and satirist, Ambrose Bierce (1842–1914) is one of the most striking and unusual literary figures America has produced. Dubbed "Bitter Bierce" for his vitriolic wit and biting satire, his fame rests largely on a celebrated compilation of barbed epigrams, The Devil's Dictionary, and a book of short...
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Ambrose Bierce: The Complete Supernatural Stories (50+ tales of horror and mystery: The Willows, The Damned Thing, An...
Ambrose Bierce: The Complete Supernatural Stories (50+ tales of horror and mystery: The Willows, The Damned Thing, An...
by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) was an american editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist. Bierce employed a distinctive style of writing, especially in his stories. This style often embraces an abrupt beginning, dark imagery, vague references to time, limited descriptions, the theme of war, and impossible events. He...
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Ambrose Bierce: The Devil's Dictionary, Tales, & Memoirs (LOA #219): In the Midst of Life (Tales of Soldiers and...
Ambrose Bierce: The Devil's Dictionary, Tales, & Memoirs (LOA #219): In the Midst of Life (Tales of Soldiers and...
by Ambrose Bierce
A veteran of some of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, Ambrose Bierce went on to become one of the darkest and most death haunted of American writers, the blackest of black humorists. This volume gathers the most celebrated and significant of Bierce's writings. In the Midst of Life (Tales of Soldiers and Civilians) , his...
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The Devil's Dictionary
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce
Bierce's classic work of satirical wit and Steadman's pointed pen redefine the way we see even the seemingly simplest of terms. Acquaintance, n.: A person whom we know well enough to borrow from but not well enough to lend to. Bride, n.: A woman with a great future behind her. Consult, v: To seek another's approval of a course already...
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The Devil's Dictionary
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce
Regarded as one of the most influential American journalists of the late 19th and early 20th century, Ambrose Bierce was the Civil War veteran who was best known for his stories of the American Civil War and for his satirical witticisms. Written over several decades “The Devil’s Dictionary” is the ultimate collection of his lexicon of...
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The Devil's Dictionary : Ambrose Bierce's Action & Adventure Fantasy
The Devil's Dictionary : Ambrose Bierce's Action & Adventure Fantasy
by Ambrose Bierce
The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American Civil War soldier, journalist, and writer Ambrose Bierce consisting of common words followed by humorous and satirical definitions.The lexicon was written over three decades as a series of installments for magazines and newspapers. Bierce's witty definitions were...
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Civil War Stories (Unexpurgated Start Publishing LLC)
Civil War Stories (Unexpurgated Start Publishing LLC)
by Ambrose Bierce
Sixteen dark and vivid selections by a great satirist and short-story writer. "A Horseman in the Sky," "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," "Chickamauga," "A Son of the Gods," "What I Saw of Shiloh," "Four Days in Dixie," and 10 more. Masterly tales offer excellent examples of Bierce's dark pessimism and storytelling power.
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Tales of Soldiers and Civilians: and Other Stories (Penguin Classics)
Tales of Soldiers and Civilians: and Other Stories (Penguin Classics)
by Ambrose Bierce
Questing after Pancho Villa's revolutionary forces, Ambrose Bierce rode into Mexico in 1913 and was never seen again. He left behind him theDevil's Dictionary and a remarkable body of short fiction.This new collection gathers some of Bierce's finest stories, including the celebrated Civil War fictions 'An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge...
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Xist Classics)
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Xist Classics)
by Ambrose Bierce
An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge is a short story with a twist by American author, Ambrose Bierce. Set during the American Civil War, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" is the story of Peyton Farquhar, a Confederate sympathizer condemned to death by hanging from Owl Creek Bridge. This story has been hailed as an early pioneer in "stream...
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The Collected Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce
The Collected Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce
by Ambrose Bierce
American journalist and satirist Ambrose Bierce is one of the most famous and fascinating figures in all of American literature. He led an adventurous and eventful life, beginning with his birth in a log cabin, to his time as a Civil War soldier, followed by his career as an author and journalist, to finally his mysterious disappearance...
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The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary
The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce
If we could only put aside our civil pose and say what we really thought, the world would be a lot like the one alluded to in The Unabridged Devil’s Dictionary. There, a bore is "a person who talks when you wish him to listen," and happiness is "an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another." This is the most...
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The Complete Works of Ambrose Bierce: A Son of the Gods and a Horseman in the Sky, Cobwebs from an Empty Skull...
The Complete Works of Ambrose Bierce: A Son of the Gods and a Horseman in the Sky, Cobwebs from an Empty Skull...
by Ambrose Bierce
This collection gathers together the works by Ambrose Bierce in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! Novellas: The Dance Of Death The Land Beyond The Blow The Monk And The Hangman’s Daughter Short Story Collections: Can Such Things Be? Cobwebs From An Empty Skull Fantastic Fables In...
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The Devil's Dictionary (Illustrated)
The Devil's Dictionary (Illustrated)
by Ambrose Bierce
•This e-book publication is unique which include Illustrations.•A detailed Biography has been included by the publisher. •This edition has been corrected for spelling and grammatical errors.
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge: By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge: By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated
by Ambrose Bierce
How is this book unique?Font adjustments & biography includedUnabridged (100% Original content)Formatted for e-readerIllustratedAbout An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" or "A Dead Man's Dream" is a short story by American author Ambrose Bierce. Originally published by The San Francisco...
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Tales of Soldiers and Civilians: 26 Stories: includes Chickamauga + An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge + The Mocking-Bird
Tales of Soldiers and Civilians: 26 Stories: includes Chickamauga + An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge + The Mocking-Bird
by Ambrose Bierce
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Shadows of Blue & Gray: The Civil War Writings of Ambrose Bierce
Shadows of Blue & Gray: The Civil War Writings of Ambrose Bierce
by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce didn't just write about the Civil War, he lived through it--on the battlefields and over the graves--and in doing so gave birth to a literary chronicle of men at war previously unseen in the American literary canon. The fact that some of these stories verged on the supernatural, others on factual reporting, and others on...
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The Spook House: Terrifying Tales of the Macabre (Red Classics)
The Spook House: Terrifying Tales of the Macabre (Red Classics)
by Ambrose Bierce
Death awaits them all …A man stares into the deep river swirling beneath him – hands tied, noose around his neck – and waits for the order to end his life. Another is trapped for eternity in a room full of corpses. A cowering woman is strangled in the dead of night. These are just some of the countless victims for whom all hope is lost...
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The Devil's Dictionary (or The Cynic's Wordbook: Unabridged with all the Definitions)
The Devil's Dictionary (or The Cynic's Wordbook: Unabridged with all the Definitions)
by Ambrose Bierce
This carefully crafted ebook: "The Devil's Dictionary (or The Cynic's Wordbook: Unabridged with all the Definitions)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The book is a classic satire in the form of a dictionary on which Bierce worked for decades. It was originally published in 1906 as The...
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The Devil's Dictionary
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce
The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical reference book written by Ambrose Bierce. The book offers reinterpretations of terms in the English language, lampooning cant, and political doublespeak, as well as other aspects of human foolishness and frailty. A number of the definitions are accompanied by satiric verses, many of which are signed...
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COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCE
COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCE
by Ambrose Bierce
“COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCE” CONTAINS:•AN AESTHETIC BOOK COVER•A BEGINNING CLICK-ABLE TABLE OF CONTENT FOR ALL TITLES •INNER CLICK-ABLE TABLES OF CONTENT FOR ALL INDIVIDUAL BOOKS WITH MULTIPLE CHAPTERS.•NICELY FORMATTED TEXT.AUTHOR’S WORKS INCLUDE:•THE FIEND'S DELIGHT•THE LAND BEYOND THE BLOW•COBWEBS FROM AN EMPTY SKULL•CAN SUCH...
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Civil War Stories
Civil War Stories
by Ambrose Bierce
Popular American writer Ambrose Bierce comes alive in the magnificent collection of short stories. Having been no stranger to the battlefield, Bierce draws upon his experience as a soldier and the stories he heard during the American Civil War in this collection. However, his tales do not happily reminisce about the good times; instead...
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Terror by Night: Classic Ghost & Horror Stories: Classic Ghost and Horror Stories (Tales of Mystery & The Supernatural)
Terror by Night: Classic Ghost & Horror Stories: Classic Ghost and Horror Stories (Tales of Mystery & The Supernatural)
by Ambrose Bierce
'Nothing is so improbable as what is true'Of all the writers of ghost and horror stories, Ambrose Bierce is perhaps the most colourful. He was a dark, cynical and pessimistic soul who had a grim vision of fate and the unfairness of life, which he channelled into his fiction. And in his death, or rather his disappearance, he created a...
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The Devil's Dictionary: Complete & Unabridged
The Devil's Dictionary: Complete & Unabridged
by Ambrose Bierce
"Bore: A person who talks when you wish him to listen." "Lawyer: One skilled in circumvention of the law." "Positive: Mistaken at the top of one's voice." These and more than 1,000 other comic definitions appear in Ambrose Bierce's wicked satire of conventional dictionaries. An ideal gift for lovers of language, this classic of American...
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Can Such Things Be? (Ambrose Bierce)
Can Such Things Be? (Ambrose Bierce)
by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce never owned a horse, a carriage, or a car; he was a renter who never owned his own home. He was a man on the move, a man who traveled light: and in the end he rode, with all of his possessions, on a rented horse into the Mexican desert to join Pancho Villa -- never to return. Can Such Things Be? Once William Randolph...
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The Damned Thing 1898, From "In the Midst of Life"
The Damned Thing 1898, From "In the Midst of Life"
by Ambrose Bierce
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A Cynic Looks at Life
A Cynic Looks at Life
by Ambrose Bierce
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Cobwebs from an Empty Skull: (Illustrated Stories, Fables, Poetry, Maxims, Sketches, Epigrams, Quips, Witticisms)
Cobwebs from an Empty Skull: (Illustrated Stories, Fables, Poetry, Maxims, Sketches, Epigrams, Quips, Witticisms)
by Ambrose Bierce
This carefully crafted ebook: "Cobwebs from an Empty Skull (Illustrated Stories, Fables, Poetry, Maxims, Sketches, Epigrams, Quips, Witticisms)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. "Cobwebs from an Empty Skull", first published in 1874, is a collection of short fables and stories written under...
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The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary
The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce
If we could only put aside our civil pose and say what we really thought, the world would be a lot like the one alluded to in The Unabridged Devil’s Dictionary. There, a bore is "a person who talks when you wish him to listen," and happiness is "an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another." This is the most...
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge: By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge: By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated
by Ambrose Bierce
How is this book unique?Unabridged (100% Original content)Formatted for e-readerFont adjustments & biography includedIllustratedAbout An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge By Ambrose Bierce"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" or "A Dead Man's Dream" is a short story by American author Ambrose Bierce. Originally published by The San Francisco...
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The Damned Thing ( illustrated )
The Damned Thing ( illustrated )
by Ambrose Bierce
This engrossing tale presents as its central theme the ultimately unknowable – and untameable – essence of nature and the natural world. Told from several different perspectives, the story focuses on a freak fatal accident that is written off as a wild animal attack. But does that description get at the truth of the matter? At least one...
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Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories : Ambrose Bierce's Best Classic Horror Thrillers (Best Classic Horror...
Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories : Ambrose Bierce's Best Classic Horror Thrillers (Best Classic Horror...
by Ambrose Bierce
A collection of gothic short stories by famous American writer; journalist Ambrose Bierce; 'Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories' was first published in the year 1913. These stories are spine chilling and has grave ghostly descriptions.
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Epigrams by Ambrose Bierce
Epigrams by Ambrose Bierce
by Ambrose Bierce
This carefully crafted ebook: "Epigrams by Ambrose Bierce" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. This ebook is from the Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce. Epigram is a short, sharp saying in prose or verse, frequently characterize by acidity or acerbity and sometimes by wisdom. Ambrose Gwinnett...
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The Devil's Dictionary
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce
"The Devil's Dictionary" is a satirical dictionary written by American Civil War soldier, wit, and writer Ambrose Bierce consisting of common words followed by humorous and satirical definitions.Ambrose Gwinnett...
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The Fantastic Fables of Ambrose Bierce - Thought Provoking and Humorous Fables from a Master of Modern Literature...
The Fantastic Fables of Ambrose Bierce - Thought Provoking and Humorous Fables from a Master of Modern Literature...
by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was born in Meigs County, Ohio, United States in 1842. Bierce is critically best remembered for his fiction and many other writings are also generally regarded as some of the best war writings of all time. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce...
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The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter (Alma Classics)
The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter (Alma Classics)
by Ambrose Bierce
Arriving at a rural monastery, the monk Ambrosius meets a young girl called Benedicta, shunned by the local community for being the daughter of the local hangman. Ambrosius is drawn into a dangerous friendship with her and, in defiance of the community and his superiors, he starts spending time alone with her. But when her virtue is...
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The Damned Thing
The Damned Thing
by Ambrose Bierce
The Damned ThingAmbrose Bierce, american editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist (1842-1914)This ebook presents «The Damned Thing», from Ambrose Bierce. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected.Table of Contents-01- About this book-02- ONE DOES NOT ALWAYS EAT WHAT IS ON THE...
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A Cynic Looks at Life
A Cynic Looks at Life
by Ambrose Bierce
A Cynic Looks at Life is an essay written by Ambrose Bierce. Misanthropes, grumps, and the hopelessly jaded will relish every ruthlessly witty word of Ambrose Bierce's essay collection A Cynic Looks at Life. Bierce unleashes his jaundiced eye and incisive insight on a number of topics that are still as resonant as they were at the time...
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The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter
The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter
by Ambrose Bierce
1911 When in 1900 a publisher desired to bring out the story provided I gave it a happy ending, I submitted the matter to Bierce and on August 21, 1900, he wrote me a long letter on the subject of which the following is an extract: 'I have read twice and carefully, your proposed addition to The Monk, and you must permit me to speak...
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Shapes of Clay
Shapes of Clay
by Ambrose Bierce
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A Cynic Looks at Life (Illustrated)
A Cynic Looks at Life (Illustrated)
by Ambrose Bierce
CIVILIZATIONIThe question "Does civilization civilize?" is a fine example of petitio principii, and decides itself in the affirmative; for civilization must needs do that from the doing of which it has its name. But it is not necessary to suppose that he who propounds is either unconscious of his lapse in logic or desirous of digging a...
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Fantastic Fables
Fantastic Fables
by Ambrose Bierce
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The Fiend's Delight
The Fiend's Delight
by Ambrose Bierce
A collection of essays, stories, poems and reflections, previously printed in American journals. Bierce has created a snapshot of journalism in the United States that is full of wit, gloom and everything in between.
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A Son of the Gods and a Horseman in the Sky
A Son of the Gods and a Horseman in the Sky
by Ambrose Bierce, Sheba Blake
Two short stories from the American Civil War by Ambrose Bierce. The first story is about a brave soldier who follows orders and risks his life without question. The second is about a soldier who falls asleep on guard duty. A mistake punishable by death in Civil War times.
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A Cynic Looks at Life
A Cynic Looks at Life
by Ambrose Bierce
A Cynic Looks at Life is an essay written by Ambrose Bierce. Misanthropes, grumps, and the hopelessly jaded will relish every ruthlessly witty word of Ambrose Bierce's essay collection A Cynic Looks at Life. Bierce unleashes his jaundiced eye and incisive insight on a number of topics that are still as resonant as they were at the time...
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Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories
Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories
by Ambrose Bierce
"Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories" by Ambrose Bierce. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good...
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The Damned Thing: By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated
The Damned Thing: By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated
by Ambrose Bierce
How is this book unique?Font adjustments & biography includedUnabridged (100% Original content)IllustratedAbout The Damned Thing by Ambrose Bierce"The Damned Thing" is a horror story written by Ambrose Bierce. It first appeared in Tales from New York Town Topics on December 7, 1893. "The Damned Thing" is written in four parts, each with...
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The Devil's Dictionary: By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated
The Devil's Dictionary: By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated
by Ambrose Bierce
How is this book unique?Unabridged (100% Original content)Formatted for e-readerFont adjustments & biography includedIllustratedAbout The Devil's Dictionary By Ambrose BierceThe Devil's Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American journalist and author Ambrose Bierce. Originally published in 1906 as The Cynic's Word Book, it...
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Can Such Things Be?: Illustrated Edition
Can Such Things Be?: Illustrated Edition
by Ambrose Bierce
24 short stories in fairly typical Bierce fashion ghostly, spooky, to be read (or listened to) in the dark, perhaps with a light crackling fire burning dimly in the background.
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Fantastic Fables
Fantastic Fables
by Ambrose Bierce
Fantastic Fables by Ambrose Bierce
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