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The Devils Dictionary, Tales, and Memoirs A Veteran Of Some Of The Bloodiest Battles Of The Civil War, Ambrose Bierce Went On To Become One Of The Darkest And Most Death Haunted Of American Writers, The Blackest Of Black Humorists This Volume Gathers The Most Celebrated And Significant Of Bierce S Writings In The Midst Of Life Tales Of Soldiers And Civilians , His Collection Of Short Fiction About The Civil War, Which Includes The Masterpieces An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge And Chickamauga, Is Suffused With A Fiercely Ironic Sense Of The Horror And Randomness Of War Can Such Things Bebrings Together The Death Of Halpin Frayser, The Damned Thing, The Moonlit Road, And Other Tales Of Terror That Make Bierce The Genre S Most Significant American Practitioner Between Poe And Lovecraft The Devil S Dictionary, The Brilliant Lexicon Of Subversively Cynical Definitions On Which Bierce Worked For Decades, Displays To The Full His Corrosive Wit In Bits Of Autobiography, The Series Of Memoirs That Includes The Memorable What I Saw Of Shiloh, He Recreates His Experiences In The War And Its Aftermath The Volume Is Rounded Out With A Selection Of His Best Uncollected Stories Acclaimed Bierce Scholar S T Joshi Provides Detailed Notes And A Newly Researched Chronology Of Bierce S Life And Mysterious Disappearance


10 thoughts on “The Devils Dictionary, Tales, and Memoirs

  1. Alyce Alyce says:

    This collection of wonderful stories by Ambrose Bierce American civil war veteran, journalist, poet, short story writer, satirist is at turns haunting, scary, and extremely witty I was completely gripped by his first person observations


  2. Terence Terence says:

    Absolutely amazing collection, amazing material from horror to war stories Extremely inventive, thoughtful, that it is overwhelming to read but with such variety it is a joy to see what he would come up with next Its organized very well and with s


  3. Jdb Jdb says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I do not recall where I first ran across the name of Ambrose Bierce, but I am glad I did He is a hidden American literary treasure from the second half of the 19th century.This


  4. Ervin Vice Ervin Vice says:

    I ve been happily dipping into this compulsively readable volume for months The Devil s Dictionary has been a favorite for years It s great to see it collected together in this handsome edition along with Bierce s dark, often grimly humorous stories A fine example is


  5. John Hales John Hales says:

    Ambrose Bierce was truly a gifted writer I marvel at his use of vocabulary Never before have I experienced the horror of war as portrayed by Bierce, himself a veteran of some of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War However, I soon tired of his short stories and his collectio


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