Ambrose Bierce's original and innovative stories differed dramatically from those of his 19th-century contemporaries. These 23 tales include his best and most characteristic short fiction: anti-war satires that underscore the barbarism of bloodshed, horror stories with keenly ironic edge, and sardonic "tall tales" of the Old West.
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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.About the Author:
Ambrose Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist.
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Book Description 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. With other stories. Bookseller Inventory # 017392
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0146000226