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  • Ambrose Bierce

    Ambrose Bierces Geschichten sind in einer wunderbar poetischen Sprache geschrieben, aber zugleich unglaublich schauerlich. Ein Mann betritt das Zimmer in dem die Leiche liegt, die Tür schließt sich wie von selbst und das Geräusch von einem Schlüssel, der im Türschloss gedreht wird, ist zu hören. Diese Totenwache erfolgt nicht freiwillig ... Andreas Fröhlich erzählt diese schaurig-schöne Gruselgeschichte in einer ungekürzten...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Ambrose Bierces 'Ein psychologischer Schiffsbruch' ist die Geschichte einer mysteriösen Überfahrt von Liverpool nach New York. Andreas Fröhlich liest diese Gruselgeschichte in einer ungekürzten...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Seit langer Zeit wieder ein gemeinsames Projekt der Sprecher von den 'Drei Fragezeichen': Drei Stimmen + Drei Autoren + Drei Musiker = Drei Geschichten. Unter diesem Motto ist die erste gemeinsame CD von Andreas Fröhlich, Oliver Rohrbeck und Jens Wawrczeck bei dem Label 'Lauscherlounge' entstanden. Die Sprecher der Kulthörspielserie 'Die drei Fragezeichen' präsentieren auf dem Tonträger jeweils einzeln ihre favorisierte Gruselgeschichte. Dazu hat jeder der Drei unter eigener Regie und in Zusammenarbeit mit einem Musiker ein Soundkonzept für seine Erzählung entwickelt und ihr somit seine ganz persönliche Note verliehen. Dieses Arrangement aus Lesung, musikalischer Untermalung...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    A man named Manton killed his wife and his two children and managed to get away with it. Ten years later he returns to the house where the crime was committed. He is recognized by the locals and he is provoked into a duel which is to be held in the haunted house where Manton killed his family. The locals were aiming to scare Manton away. However, the day after the duel Manton was found dead. Was it Manton’s opponent who had killed him or had the ghost of his past caught up to him? Find out the answers in Ambrose Bierce’s ghost story 'The Middle Toe of the Right...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Joel Hetman Jr. is summoned home because his mother was found dead. The only thing his father saw was an unknown man fleeing their home. The murderer was never found and the crime case turned to a mystery. One night Joel and his father were walking down a moonlit road when suddenly the father saw a pale figure. Was it a ghost or was he going crazy? Joel will finally find out what happened to his mother. 'The Moonlit Road' by Ambrose Bierce holds all the...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Monk Ambrosius arrives at a rural monastery and the last thing he expects to happen is to be drawn into sympathy with a young girl. Her name is Benedicta, the local hangman’s daughter. Ambrosius is not allowed to spend time with Benedicta but he opposes his superiors and stands by her side until a young impetuous man confronts him. The battle between mind and heart is fierce. Find out what will prevail in Ambrose Bierce’s story 'The Monk and the Hangman's...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Welcome to the incredible world of Ambrose Bierce! A true master of the weird, eccentric, macabre and even grotesque horror story. The 24 tales in this collection are no exception. They are often deceptively simple, in the end requiring the listener to re-evaluate what has transpired and realizing that the pieces of the puzzle - often quite dreamlike - makes for something bigger and more sinister than just the finished work... (Published in...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Welcome to the incredible world of Ambrose Bierce! A true master of the weird, eccentric, macabre and even grotesque horror story. The 24 tales in this collection are often deceptively simple, needing the reader to re-evaluate what has transpired and realizing that the pieces of the puzzle - often quite dreamlike - makes for something bigger and more sinister than just the finished...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Ambrose Bierce versteht es meisterhaft, in unglaublich schöner Sprache unglaublich schauerliche Geschichten zu erzählen: 'Zwei helle Punkte bestirnten das Dunkel mit rötlich-grünem Glühen: Die Augen eines Panthers...' Natürlich schießt der Protagonist sofort auf die bedrohliche Bestie - leider stellt sich nachher heraus, daß es seine Verlobte war, die zum Fenster hereinschaute....read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Familiarícese con cuatro filósofos menos conocidos a través de una cuidadosa selección de 300 citas que introducen sus ideas y delinean la estructura de su trabajo con claridad. Descubra nuevos aspectos o profundice en los pensamientos de Gastón Bachelard, Emil Cioran, Ambrose Bierce, Epicteto, para expandir su mente y conocimiento sobre nuestra...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Familiarize-se com quatro filósofos menos conhecidos através de uma cuidadosa selecção de 300 citações, introduzindo as suas ideias e delineando com clareza a estrutura do seu trabalho. Descubra novos aspectos ou aprofunde-se nos pensamentos de Gaston Bachelard, Emil Cioran, Ambrose Bierce, Epictetus, para expandir a sua mente e conhecimento sobre a nossa...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Familiarícese con algunos de los filósofos más importantes del siglo XX a través de una cuidadosa selección de 500 citas que introducen sus principales ideas y delinean la estructura de su trabajo con claridad. Descubra nuevos aspectos o profundice en los pensamientos de Emil Cioran, Gaston Bachelard, Carl Jung, Sigmund Freud, Ambrose Bierce, para expandir su mente y conocimiento sobre nuestra...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Familiarize-se com alguns dos mais importantes filósofos do século XX através de uma cuidadosa selecção de 500 citações, introduzindo as suas principais ideias e delineando com clareza a estrutura do seu trabalho. Descubra novos aspectos ou aprofunde-se nos pensamentos de Emil Cioran, Gaston Bachelard, Carl Jung, Sigmund Freud, Ambrose Bierce, para expandir a sua mente e conhecimento sobre a nossa...read more

  • Charles Dickens

    Tales of the Supernatural by M.R. James, Ambrose Bierce, Hume Nisbet, Vincent O'Sullivan and Charles...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    'An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge' (1890) is a short story by the American writer and Civil War veteran Ambrose Bierce. The story, which is set during the American Civil War, is known for its irregular time sequence and twist ending. Bierce's abandonment of strict linear narration in favor of the internal mind of the protagonist is an early example of the stream of consciousness narrative mode.Described as 'one of the most famous and frequently anthologised stories in American literature', A must read for all Civil War and American history...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    In 'Iconoclastic Memories of the Civil War: Bits of Autobiography,' Bierce recounts some of his experiences as a soldier. At the outset of the American Civil War, Bierce enlisted in the Union Army's 9th Indiana Infantry Regiment. In February 1862 he was commissioned First Lieutenant, and served on the staff of General William Babcock Hazen as a topographical engineer, making maps of likely battlefields. Bierce fought at the Battle of Shiloh (April 1862), a terrifying experience that became a source for several later short-stories as well as the memoir, 'What I Saw of Shiloh'. In June 1864, he sustained a serious head wound at the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, and spent the rest of the...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    A knot of monks happens upon a gallows in the middle of a dark forest. Hanging from the gallows is a fresh corpse, and underneath the dangling wretch a young woman performs a haunting dance. When Ambrosius falls in love with this outcast woman, his efforts to suppress his natural feelings result in a gradual descent toward calamity and tragedy. Bierce’s subtle transformation of the monk Ambrosius from innocent monk to violent zealot is masterfully done, ranking this among Bierce’s finest...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    A knot of monks happens upon a gallows in the middle of a dark forest. Hanging from the gallows is a fresh corpse, and underneath the dangling wretch a young woman performs a haunting dance. When Ambrosius falls in love with this outcast woman, his efforts to suppress his natural feelings result in a gradual descent toward calamity and tragedy. Bierce’s subtle transformation of the monk Ambrosius from innocent monk to violent zealot is masterfully done, ranking this among Bierce’s finest...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    A dysfunctional and amoral family murders its alcoholic father and buries him in the yard, before embarking on a hobby of befriending strangers whose bodies they bury in the cellar. When the stocks of liquor and provisions kept in the cellar start to deplete mysteriously, they put it down to the partying of the restless spirits of their murder victims...but a stranger truth emerges. Written in Bierce's witty style, this story is a laugh-a-minute...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Witty, opinionated alphabetical examples of what Bierce considered poor (American) English and advice on alternatives - entertaining, thought-provoking, occasionally outdated but so interesting to see how style and taste have changed. Summary by...read more