Ghost and Horror Stories of Ambrose Bierce

Bierce, Ambrose (Book - 1964)
Ghost and Horror Stories of Ambrose Bierce

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Twenth-three modern horror stories by American master: "The Eyes of the Panther," "The Damned Thing," and 21 more. "These pieces are not dated, nor are they lacking any of the narrative elements necessary to attract and hold the attention of anyone interested in the horror genre." -- SF Booklog .
Authors: Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?
Title: Ghost and horror stories of Ambrose Bierce
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, c1964
Characteristics: xxi, 199 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: selected and introduced by E.F. Bleiler
Notes: "... a new collection of short stories ... selected from the Collected works of Ambrose Bierce, published by the Neale Publishing Company between 1909 and 1912"--Verso, t.p
Contents: The death of Halpin Frayser
Moxon's master
Beyond the wall
The damned thing
A watcher by the dead
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
The ways of ghosts
Some haunted houses
"Mysterious Disappearances"
The man and the snake
The suitable surroundings
The eyes of the panther
The famous Gilson bequest
An adventure at Brownville
An inhabitant of Carcosa
The secret of Macarger's Gulch
The moonlit road
The haunted valley
A jug of sirup
The night-doings at "Deadman's"
The middle toe of the right foot
John Bartine's watch
The stranger
Visions of the night
Additional Contributors: Bleiler, E. F. (Everett Franklin), 1920-2010
ISBN: 9780486207674
Branch Call Number: FICTION BIERCE 1964
Genre/Form: Short stories
Horror tales, American
Ghost stories, American
LCCN: 64013459
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From Library Staff

MCL carries a few other collections of Bierce stories, but this, a specific early '60s publication, collects just his weird fiction. Eerie, humorous, and filled with irony, Bierce wrote of horrors real and imagined.

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