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The Collected Works Of Ambrose Bierce Vol 1

By: Ambrose Bierce
Published By: Double9 Books
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'The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 1' is a comprehensive collection of the early works of the celebrated American author and satirist, Ambrose Bierce. This volume includes a range of Bierce's writings, including his essays, short stories, and satirical pieces, as well as selections from his journalism and letters. Bierce's writing is characterized by its acerbic wit, its incisive commentary on American society and politics, and its dark, often macabre themes. His stories frequently explore the darker aspects of human nature, and his satirical pieces are biting critiques of the social and political issues of his day. In addition to his writing, Bierce was also a noted journalist and newspaper editor, and his work in these fields is well-represented in this volume. The book provides readers with a comprehensive overview of Bierce's early career and offers valuable insights into the literary and political landscape of late 19th-century America.

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Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American short story writer, journalist, poet, and American Civil War warrior who lived from June 24, 1842, in Meigs County, Ohio, to Marcus Aurelius Bierce and Laura Sherwood Bierce. Between 1620 and 1640, his ancestors immigrated to North America as a result of the Great Puritan Migration. At age 15, he left home to work as a printer's devil for a nearby newspaper. Ambrose Bierce engaged in combat in the Battle of Shiloh during the American Civil War. He worked for General William Babcock Hazen and received a first lieutenant appointment. He had a catastrophic head injury in June 1864 while on leave from his active duty. December 25, 1871, he wed Mary Ellen "Mollie" Day, and they had three kids. His daughter Helen passed away from pneumonia, and both of his boys passed away before him. They split up in 1904. The next year, Mollie Day Bierce passed away. His most well-known tales were produced quickly between 1888 and 1891. His frequently mentioned book The Devil's Dictionary, which debuted in book form in 1906, is among his most well-known works. More than 50 novels, short tales, films, TV series, stage plays, and comic comics have fictionalized Bierce.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 160 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358712481
  • ISBN-13: 9789358712483
  • Item Weight: 192g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.18 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Short Stories (single author),Fiction / Horror,Fiction / War & Military