The influence of early American weird fiction, other than Poe, can still be seen today. Inspired by the recent HBO crime series "True Detective," references to stories by both Ambrose Bierce (1886) and Robert W. Chambers (1895) made their way into the dialogue and characters for the show. This is a great list to introduce you to their work and other important American fiction pioneers.
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The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce
Book - 1970
Ghost and Horror Stories of Ambrose Bierce
Book - 1964
The King in Yellow
Book - 2002
The Hastur Cycle
Tales That Created and Defined Dread Hastur, the King in Yellow, Nighted Yuggoth, and Dire Carcosa
Book - 1997
The Colour Out of Space
Tales of Cosmic Horror
Book - 2002
Can Such Things Be
eBook - 2001
Ambrose Bierce
Alone in Bad Company
Book - 1995
American Fantastic Tales
Terror and the Uncanny
Book - 2009
American Supernatural Tales
Book - 2013
Galveston
A Novel
Book - 2010
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