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"Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope." -- Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842 – after 1913) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist. Today, he is best known for his short story, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" and his satirical lexicon, The Devil's Dictionary.

The sardonic view of human nature that informed his work ... along with his vehemence as a critic, with his motto "nothing matters" ... earned him the nickname "Bitter Bierce." Despite his reputation as a searing critic, however, 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. This style often includes a cold open, dark imagery, vague references to time, limited descriptions, the theme of war, and impossible events.

In 1913, Bierce traveled to Mexico to gain a firsthand perspective on that country's ongoing revolution. While traveling with rebel troops, the elderly writer disappeared without a trace.

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Total Books: 730
The Devil's Dictionary
2017 - The Devil's Dictionary (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781520378244
ISBN-10: 1520378246
Genres: Reference, Humor & Entertainment

Can Such Things Still Be - Complete Literary Guide to the King in Yellow
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated
2016 - An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge By Ambrose Bierce - Illustrated (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781534972629
ISBN-10: 1534972625
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce Volume I
2016 - The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce Volume I (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781530850075
ISBN-10: 153085007X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce  -  Volume 2 In the Midst of Life Tales of Soldiers and Civilians
The Devils Dictionary
2015 - The Devils Dictionary (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781518871276
ISBN-10: 1518871275
Genres: Reference, Religion & Spirituality

In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe Classic Tales of Horror 1816-1914
Shadows of Carcosa Tales of Cosmic Horror by Lovecraft Chambers Machen Poe and Other Masters of the Weird
A Son of the Gods And a Horseman in the Sky
2015 - A Son of the Gods and a Horseman in the Sky [Classic Reprint] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781332132256
ISBN-10: 1332132251
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Master Collection Stories for Middle School
2015 - The Master Collection Stories for Middle School (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781515198727
ISBN-10: 1515198723
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Can Such Things Be
2015 - Can Such Things Be (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781515090199
ISBN-10: 1515090191
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Best Ghost Stories
2014 - The Best Ghost Stories (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781491504024
ISBN-10: 1491504021
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Tales of Terror Collection A Night in Whitechapel Was It a Dream Caterpillars John Mortonson's Funeral
Graphic Classics Volume 25 Canine/Feline Classics
2014 - Graphic Classics Volume 25 Canine/feline Classics [Graphic Classics Graphic Novels] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780982563083
ISBN-10: 0982563086
Genres: Teen & Young Adult, Comics & Graphic Novels

The King in Yellow Special Edition
2014 - The King in Yellow Special Edition (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781479408900
ISBN-10: 1479408905
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy

Can Such Things Be An Inhabitant of Carcosa  Other Stories
The Big Book of Classic Horror Fantasy  Science Fiction
2013 - The Big Book of Classic Horror Fantasy Science Fiction (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781494466688
ISBN-10: 1494466686
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce Volume 1
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
2012 - An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781481275507
ISBN-10: 148127550X
Genres: History, Reference, Teen & Young Adult

The Damned Thing
2012 - The Damned Thing (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781481232968
ISBN-10: 1481232967
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Present at a Hanging and other Ghost Stories
2012 - Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781463717827
ISBN-10: 1463717822
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2011 - La Cosa Maldita [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Selected American Short Stories [Classic Books on CD Collection - UNABRIDGED - Classic Books on Cds Collection] (Audio CD)Audio Cassette
2010 - The Collected Works [Volume 2] (Paperback)
2009 - The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce Volume IX [Bibliolife Reproduction Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2009 - A Cynic Looks at Life By Ambrose Bierce [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)
2008 - Graphic Classics Ambrose Bierce [2nd edition - Graphic Classics Graphic Novels] (Paperback)
2008 - The Parenticide Club [Dodo Press] (Paperback)
2007 - More Classic American Short Stories [Classic Fiction] (Audio CD)
2006 - Terror By Night [Wordsworth Mystery & Supernatural - Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural] (Paperback)
2005 - El Diccionario Del Diablo/ the Devil's Dictionary [Reflexiones / Reflections] (Paperback)
2003 - Graphic Classics Volume 6 Ambrose Bierce [Graphic Classics Graphic Novels] (Paperback)
2001 - The Enlarged Devil's Dictionary [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)
2000 - Great American Suspense Five Unabridged Classics [Audio Editions Mystery Masters] (Audio Cassette)
1999 - Relatos-diccionario Del Diablo/tales of Soldiers and Civilians Can Such Things Be the Devil's Dictionary [In the Midst of Life - Letras Universales / Universal Writings - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - Masterpieces of Modern Short Fiction [Audio Cassette - Unabridged] (Audio Cassette)
1995 - Three Tales of Horror [Penguin 60s] (Paperback)
1994 - Great American Stories 10 Unabridged Classics [Audio Cassette - Unabridged] (Audio Cassette)Audio CD
1993 - The Devil's Dictionary [Dover Thrift Editions] (Paperback)
1989 - The Civil War [Great American Writers Series] (Hardcover)
1987 - Bilingue Weird Tales By Great Masters [Les Grands Maitres de l'Insolite] (Paperback)
Enlarged Devils Dictionary The [Twentieth Century Classics - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Clasicos De Terror III [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Nuggets and Dust Panned Out in California [Principle Works of Ambrose Gwinett Bierce] (Hardcover)
Dance of Life [Notable American Authors Series - Part I] (Other)
Collected Writings of Ambrose Bierce [Biography index reprint series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
Haunted Houses [Weird & Supernatural] (Paperback)
A Twist in the Tale [Selections: Dusk, The Necklace, An Occurance at Owl Creek, The Gift of the Magi] (Hardcover)