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This book by Ambrose Bierce has all of his short stories in following collections: Can Such Things Be?, Cobwebs from an Empty Skull, Fantastic Fables, In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians, Kings of Beasts, Miscellaneous Tales, Negligible Tales, Present at a Hanging, and Other Ghost Stories, The Fiend’s Delight, The Fourth Estate, The Ocean Wave, The Parenticide Club, Two Administrations
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Before he trailed off into the wilds of Mexico, never to be heard from again, Ambrose Bierce achieved a public persona as 'bitter Bierce' and 'the devil's lexicographer.' He left behind a nasty reputation and more than ninety short stories that are perfect expressions of his sardonic genius. Brought together in this volume, these stories represent an unprecedented accomplishment in American literature.About the Author:
In her foreword, Cathy N. Davidson, author of The Experimental Fictions of Ambrose Bierce, shows that Bierce, in form and mood, left behind the writers of his time and anticipated those of our own.
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Book Description Ballantine Books, 1971. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good. Paperback. Sound & good copy, light to moderate rubbing/edgewear to wraps, some discoloration to wraps. Seller Inventory # c945294