Complete Works of Ambrose Bierce (Delphi Classics)

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by Ambrose Bierce

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Published: 2013

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For the first time in publishing history, Delphi Classics is proud to present the complete works of master storyteller Ambrose Bierce. This comprehensive eBook is spiced with numerous illustrations, rare and forgotten texts, concise introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Bierce's life and works


Concise introductions to the collections and other texts


The rare novella THE DANCE OF DEATH appears here for the first time in digital print


ALL the short story collections, with individual contents tables


Featuring 475 tales, many appearing for the first time in digital print


Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts


Excellent formatting of the texts


Famous works such as COBWEBS FROM AN EMPTY SKULL


are fully illustrated with their original artwork


Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry, essays and the short stories


Easily locate the works you want to read


The complete non-fiction, with many scarce essays and newspaper articles


Includes Bierce's letters - spend hours exploring the author’s personal correspondence


Special criticism section, with essays evaluating Bierce’s contribution to literature


Also provides a unique ‘Biercian Texts’ section with interesting articles on the works and disappearance of Ambrose Bierce


Features a bonus full-length biography - discover Bierce's literary life


Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


CONTENTS:
The Novellas
THE DANCE OF DEATH
THE MONK AND THE HANGMAN’S DAUGHTER
THE LAND BEYOND THE BLOW
The Short Story Collections
THE FIEND’S DELIGHT
COBWEBS FROM AN EMPTY SKULL
PRESENT AT A HANGING, AND OTHER GHOST STORIES
IN THE MIDST OF LIFE: TALES OF SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS
CAN SUCH THINGS BE?
FANTASTIC FABLES
NEGLIGIBLE TALES
THE PARENTICIDE CLUB
THE FOURTH ESTATE
THE OCEAN WAVE
KINGS OF BEASTS
TWO ADMINISTRATIONS
MISCELLANEOUS TALES
The Short Stories
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
The Poetry Collections
BLACK BEETLES IN AMBER
SHAPES OF CLAY
FABLES IN RHYME
SOME ANTE-MORTEM EPITAPHS
THE SCRAP HEAP
The Poems
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
The Non-Fiction
THE SHADOW ON THE DIAL, AND OTHER ESSAYS
THE DEVIL’S DICTIONARY
WRITE IT RIGHT
ASHES OF THE BEACON
“ON WITH THE DANCE!”: A REVIEW
A CYNIC LOOKS AT LIFE
TANGENTIAL VIEWS
BITS OF AUTOBIOGRAPHY
MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
UNCOLLECTED ESSAYS
The Essays
LIST OF ESSA

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