Ambrose Bierce This modestly priced volume includes 23 stories in all -- many of Bierce's best, from the Civil War classic "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" to the renowned horror tale "The Moonlit Road".
Edgar Allan Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, Algernon Blackwood, Ambrose Bierce, Arthur Machen, Franz Kafka, M. R. James & Robert Louis Stevenson Horror Stories is a collection of over twenty chilling tales from the masters of horror storytelling including Edgar Allan Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, Algernon Blackwood, Ambrose Bierce, Arthur Machen, M. R. James, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Franz Kafka.
Algernon Blackwood, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Robert W. Chambers, Leonid Andreyev, W. F. Harvey, Anatole France, Fitz-James O'Brien, Ambrose Bierce, Olivia Howard Dunbar, Wilbur Daniel Steele, Myla Jo Closser, Edgar Allan Poe, Richard Le Gallienn, Arthur Machen & Guy de Maupassant CONTENTS
Introduction: The Imperishable Ghost
By Algernon Blackwood
The Shadows on the Wall
By Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
By Robert W. Chambers
By Leonid Andreyev
The Beast with Five Fingers
By W. F. Harvey
The Mass of Shadows
By Anatole France
What Was It?
By Fitz-James O'Brien
The Middle Toe of the Right Foot
By Ambrose Bierce
The Shell of Sense
By Olivia Howard Dunbar
The Woman at Seven Brothers
By Wilbur Daniel Steele
At the Gate
By Myla Jo Closser
By Edgar Allan Poe
The Haunted Orchard
By Richard Le Gallienne
By Arthur Machen
By Guy de Maupassant
Ambrose Bierce Ambrose Bierce's Tales of Soldiers and Civilians presents through a series of short stories the American Civil War in all of its gruesomeness as well as its glory. A Civil War veteran himself, Bierce knew firsthand the horrors of war, and how meaningless the heroism of these soldiers could be, in light of the devastation war wreaked on soldiers and civilians alike.
William Strunk Jr., Robert Louis Stevenson, Ambrose Bierce, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charles Raymond Barrett & Robert Saunders Dowst On Writing is a collection of practical writing advice on writing well including The Elements of Style, The Art of Writing, Short Story Writing, The Technique of Fiction Writing, and more. Authors in the compilation include William Strunk Jr., Robert Louis Stevenson, Ambrose Bierce, Charles Raymond Barrett, and more.
Ambrose Bierce Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (born June 24, 1842; died sometime after December 26, 1913) was an American editorialist, journalist, short storywriter, fabulist, and satirist. Today, he is probably best known for his short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" and his satirical lexicon The Devil's Dictionary. His vehemence as a critic, his motto "Nothing matters" and the sardonic view of human nature that informed his work all earned him the nickname "Bitter Bierce." Despite his reputation as a searing critic, Bierce was known to encourage younger writers, including poet George Sterling and fiction writer W. C. Morrow. Bierce employed a distinctive style of wri
E. F. Benson, W. F. Harvey, Bram Stoker, Walter Scott, Elizabeth Gaskell, H. P. Lovecraft, EDGAR ALLAN POE, Rudyard Kipling, Ambrose Bierce, Algernon Blackwood, John Buchan, A. M. Burrage, Walter de La Mare, H. G. Wells, Robert Louis Stevenson, Cynthia Asquith, Lord Dunsany, Clark Ashton Smith, Margaret Ronan, Amelia B. Edwards, Robert Hichens, H. Russell Wakefield, Arthur Quiller-Couch, William Hope Hodgson, L. P. Hartley, Vincent O'Sullivan, Vernon Lee & Paul Spencer If you were looking for the Holy Bible of the horror anthologies, consider yourself lucky, because you just found it!
Cosmic horror, supernatural events, ghost stories, weird fiction, mystical fantasies, occult narratives, this book plunges you into dark domains and brings you face to face with surreal monstrosities.
This sixth volume of “The Greatest Ghost and Horror Stories Ever Written” features 30 stories by an all-star cast, including Ambrose Bierce, Algernon Blackwood, Robert Louis Stevenson, M. R. James, H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Machen, Bram Stoker, E. F. Benson, H. G. Wells, William Hope Hodgson, Elizabeth Gaskell and John Buchan, among many others!
Ambrose Bierce (June 24, 1842 – Circa 1914) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist. He wrote the short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" and compiled a satirical lexicon, The Devil's Dictionary. His vehemence as a critic, his motto "Nothing matters", and the sardonic view of human nature that informed his work, all earned him the nickname "Bitter Bierce". 
Ambrose Bierce Despite his reputation as a searing critic, Bierce was known to encourage younger writers, including poet George Sterling and fiction writer W. C. Morrow. Bierce employed a distinctive style of writing, especially in his stories. His style often embraces an abrupt beginning, dark imagery, vague references to time, limited descriptions, impossible events and the theme of war.
Ambrose Bierce In 1893, Ambrose Bierce declared "I am for preserving the ancient, primitive distinction between right and wrong." In Write it Right originally published in 1909, Bierce turned this considerable zeal on the English language. The result revealed that the satirical author of The Devil's Dictionary had a keen ear for the vernacular--and that he hated it. This slim volume of his 300 or so reviled words and expressions contains many we use today with no hesitation at all. (Of "electrocution" he says, "To one having even an elementary knowledge of Latin grammar this word is no less than disgusting, and the thing meant by it is felt to be altogether too good for the word's inventor.") Jan Freeman, author of the weekly column "The Word" for the Boston Globe, annotates Bierce's rulings with style, humor, and in-depth research, revealing what Bierce got right--and what he didn't--and giving insight into how the language has changed over the past century. Write it Right, with its incisive wit and insight into the hist ry of American English, is the perfect gift for word curmudgeons everywhere.