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Fantastic Fables
by Ambrose Bierce
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Categories: Unknown
The Monk and The Hangman's Daughter
by Ambrose Bierce
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Can Such Things Be?
by Ambrose Bierce
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Categories: Drama
Black Beetles in Amber
by Ambrose Bierce
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Categories: Drama
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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Categories: Action and Adventure; Classic Fiction
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...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Nonfiction; All Teen Lit; Classic Fiction; History; Literary Fiction
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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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; Bestsellers; Classic Fiction
Terror by Night: Classic Ghost & 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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Categories: All Horror; Classic Fiction
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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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
The Spook House: Terrifying Tales of the Macabre (Pocket Penguin 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...
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Categories: All Horror; All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce (1842 – 1914) was an American writer who also served the Union in the American Civil War. Bierce wrote extensively on what he had seen as a soldier in the war, including the popular short stories An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Chickamauga. This version of Bierce’s The Devil’s Dictionary includes a table of...
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Categories: All Humor
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 the Devil'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...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Classic Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
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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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; Contemporary Fiction; History
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...
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Categories: All Humor
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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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce was an American writer who is best known for his realism. Often compared to Poe for the dark, realistic nature of his short stories, Bierce drew upon his Civil War experience as a soldier to write on a wide variety of subjects, and stories like An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge are still widely read.
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Historical Fiction; Bestsellers
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...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction
The Devil's Dictionary [with Biographical Introduction]
by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce's great satirical work, "The Devil's Dictionary" is not a real dictionary, but rather a lampoon of the English language. The definitions provide satirical, witty and often politically pointed representations of the words that is seeks to "define".
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Categories: All Humor; Bestsellers; Classic Fiction
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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Categories: All Religious Fiction; Bestsellers
The Fiend's Delight
by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce was an American writer who is best known for his realism. Often compared to Poe for the dark, realistic nature of his short stories, Bierce drew upon his Civil War experience as a soldier to write on a wide variety of subjects, and stories like An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge are still widely read.
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Write It Right: A Little Blacklist of Literary Faults
by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce was an American writer who is best known for his realism. Often compared to Poe for the dark, realistic nature of his short stories, Bierce drew upon his Civil War experience as a soldier to write on a wide variety of subjects, and stories like An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge are still widely read.
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; History; Philosophy
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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Categories: Bestsellers; Classic Fiction
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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Can Such Things Be?
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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Categories: All Horror
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
by Ambrose Bierce
The condemned man stands on a bridge, his hands bound behind his back. A noose is tied around his neck. In a moment he will meet his fate: DEATH BY HANGING. There is no escape. Or is there? Find out in... An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.
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Categories: All Horror; Classic Fiction
A Cynic Looks at Life
by Ambrose Bierce
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Categories: All Nonfiction
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce was an American writer who is best known for his realism. Often compared to Poe for the dark, realistic nature of his short stories, Bierce drew upon his Civil War experience as a soldier to write on a wide variety of subjects, and stories like An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge are still widely read.
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Historical Fiction
A Cynic Looks at Life (Illustrated)
by Ambrose Bierce
CIVILIZATION I The 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...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; Contemporary Fiction
The Devil's Dictionary: By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated
by Ambrose Bierce
How is this book unique? Unabridged (100% Original content) Formatted for e-reader Font adjustments & biography included Illustrated About The Devil's Dictionary By Ambrose Bierce The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American journalist and author Ambrose Bierce. Originally published in 1906 as The...
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Categories: Classic Fiction
The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter: By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated
by Ambrose Bierce
How is this book unique? Unabridged (100% Original content) Formatted for e-reader Font adjustments & biography included Illustrated About The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter By Ambrose Bierce The Monk and the Hangman’s Daughter is the beautifully powerful translation of an old German tale, "Der Mönch von Berchtesgaden...
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Categories: Classic Fiction
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge: By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated
by Ambrose Bierce
How is this book unique? Font adjustments & biography included Unabridged (100% Original content) Formatted for e-reader Illustrated About 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...
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Categories: Classic Fiction
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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Categories: Philosophy
Can such things be?
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. Stories of ghosts, apparitions, and strange, inexplicable occurrences are prevalent in these tales, some of which occur on or near Civil War fields of battle...
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Categories: Unknown
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce
The Devil's Dictionary was begun in a weekly paper in 1881, and was continued in a desultory way at long intervals until 1906. In that year a large part of it was published in covers with the title The Cynic's Word Book, a name which the author had not the power to reject or happiness to approve. To quote the publishers of the present...
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Categories: All Religion & Spirituality
The Damned Thing: By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated
by Ambrose Bierce
How is this book unique? Font adjustments & biography included Unabridged (100% Original content) Illustrated About 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...
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Categories: Classic Fiction
The Damned Thing
by Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce was an American writer who is best known for his realism. Often compared to Poe for the dark, realistic nature of his short stories, Bierce drew upon his Civil War experience as a soldier to write on a wide variety of subjects, and stories like An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge are still widely read.
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Historical Fiction
The Monk and The Hangman's Daughter (Alma Classics)
by Ambrose Bierce
On arriving at a rural monastery, the monk Ambrosius meets a young girl, Benedicta. She is shunned by the local community for being the daughter of the local hangman, but Ambrosius is drawn into a dangerous sympathy with her, and in defiance of the community and his superiors, he starts spending time alone with her. But when her virtue...
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Categories: Classic Fiction; Literary Fiction
Civil War Stories (Book Center 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...
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