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The complete short stories of Ambrose Bierce

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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. In their iconoclasm and needle-sharp irony, their formal and thematic ingenuity and element of surprise, they differ markedly from the fiction admired in Bierce's time. Readers familiar with the classic An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge will want to turn to Bierce's other Civil War stories. Also included here are his horror stories, among them The Death of Halpin Frayser and The Damned Thing , and such tall tales as Oil of Dog and A Cargo of Cat .
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auth_author2 Hopkins, Ernest Jerome, 1887-1973.
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display_description American journalist and satirist Ambrose Bierce is probably best known for his short stories about the American Civil War. The author's craft for story-telling is exemplified by his famous "An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge," which is the story of Peyton Farquhar, a Confederate sympathizer condemned to die by hanging upon the Owl Creek Bridge. That great short story along with 96 others forms this exhaustive edition of The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce.
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title_display The complete short stories of Ambrose Bierce
title_full The complete short stories of Ambrose Bierce / compiled with commentary by Ernest Jerome Hopkins ; foreword by Cathy N. Davidson, The complete short stories of Ambrose Bierce [electronic resource] Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?
title_short The complete short stories of Ambrose Bierce
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