Complete Works of Ambrose Bierce (Delphi Classics). Cobwebs from an empty skull.
Complete Works of Ambrose Bierce (Delphi Classics). For the first time in publishing history, Delphi Classics is proud to present the complete works of master storyteller Ambrose Bierce. Present at a hanging, and other ghost stories. In the midst of life: tales of soldiers and civilians.
Literature & Fiction Books. Cobwebs from an Empty Skull is a collection of short fables and stories written under Bierce's pseudonym, Dod Grile, and although one of his earliest published books, it still displays the wit and cynicism which colors his writing. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Report incorrect product info or prohibited items. Cobwebs from an Empty Skull by Ambrose Bierce, Fiction, Classics, Fantasy, Horror. Aegypan, Alan Rodgers Books LLC. Book Format.
Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842 – circa 1914) was an American short story writer, journalist, poet, and Civil War veteran. His book The Devil's Dictionary was named as one of "The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature" by the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration.
Ambrose Bierce was a brilliant, bitter, and cynical journalist. He is also the author of several collections of ironic epigrams and at least one powerful story, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge. Bierce was born in Ohio, where he had an unhappy childhood
Ambrose Bierce was a brilliant, bitter, and cynical journalist. Bierce was born in Ohio, where he had an unhappy childhood. He served in the Union army during the Civil War. Following the war, he moved to San Francisco, where he worked as a columnist for the newspaper the Examiner, for which he wrote a number of satirical sketches. Bierce wrote a number of horror stories, some poetry, and countless essays.
This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘Cobwebs from an Empty Skull’ from the .
eBook features: The complete unabridged text of ‘Cobwebs from an Empty Skull’ Beautifully illustrated with images related to Bierce’s works Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook Excellent formatting of the text.
Bierce employed a distinctive style of writing, especially in his stories.
Today, he is best known for his short story, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and his satirical lexicon, The Devil's Dictionary. Bierce employed a distinctive style of writing, especially in his stories. This style often embraces an abrupt beginning, dark imagery, vague references to time, limited descriptions, the theme of war, and impossible events.
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LibriVox recording of Cobwebs from an Empty Skull by Ambrose Bierce. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox. M4B Audiobook (166MB). External metadata update. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. Ambrose Bierce's collection of short parables, published under the pen name of Dod Grile, is similar to Aesop's Fables. This compilation is comprised of "Fables of Zambri, the Parsee," "Brief Seasons of Intellectual Dissipation" and the "Divers Tales," all of which were first serialized in the magazine "FUN.
The book is divided into three sections: "Fables of Zambri, the Parsee," an assortment of over 100 fables; "Brief Seasons of Intellectual Dissipation," discussions between a fool and a philosopher, a doctor and a soldier, respectively; and "Divers Tales," 28 different stories of an eclectic nature, including The Grateful Bear, Dr. Deadwood, I Presume, Mrs. Dennison's Head, and Jim Beckwourth's Pond.