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  • Ambrose Bierce

    Listen to Can Such Things Be with a movie-style soundtrack and amplify your audiobook experience. 24 short stories in fairly typical Bierce fashion - ghostly, spooky, to be read (or listened to) in the dark, perhaps with a light crackling fire burning dimly in the background. Stories of ghosts, apparitions, and strange, inexplicable occurrences are prevalent in these tales, some of which occur on or near Civil War fields of battle, some in country cottages, and some within urban areas. Can Such Things Be? implies and relates that anything is possible, at any...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    The most famous Civil War story of them all. Bierce reveals the power of the human mind to create its' own reality until... Listen carefully to this one. It may expand your sense of what Is...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Bierce takes us into the strange and ghostly afterlife experience of a displaced soldier. Can such things...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Revealed in this mysterious tale is no less than the transition of the ages. Our recently wakened narrator, suddenly renewed and revitalized, finds himself moving beyond the ruins of a lost world and on to the very cusp of a yet unidentified dawning new age. Bierce at his prophetic...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    24 short stories in fairly typical Bierce fashion ghostly, spooky, to be read (or listened to) in the dark, perhaps with a light crackling fire burning dimly in the background. Stories of ghosts, apparitions, and strange, inexplicable occurrences are prevalent in these tales, some of which occur on or near Civil War fields of battle, some in country cottages, and some within urban areas. Can Such Things Be? implies and relates that anything is possible, at any...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    A story of magnificent yet doomed heroism. Bierce makes you feel as if you are there cheering on the valiant...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    After Shiloh, it is said, the South never smiled again. Bierce’s vivid prose shows why most critics consider this story to be the foundation of all American War literature that...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Business by Ambrose Bierce. This was the weekly poetry project for August 2nd,...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of An Interpretation by Ambrose Bierce. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 22,...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    'An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Other Tales' is a collection of 23 stories by the American author Ambrose Bierce. It consists of some of the author’s best known works such as 'An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge', 'Chickamauga', 'A Horseman in the Sky' and many others. The American Civil War, execution of plantation owner, twist endings, stream of consciousness narration, soldiers who are morally challenged, horses running through the sky, murder and supernatural occurrences. The collection of stories promises to take up not only those, but also more intriguing...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories (1913) is a collection of short horror stories by Ambrose Bierce. This edition includes 19 stories in three categories: The Ways of Ghosts, Soldier Folk, and Some Haunted Houses. Suggestion for listening to this recording: sit alone in the semidarkness of your room, late at night. Do you hear the wind blowing, dogs barking, and the creepy scratching somewhere close? Do you like that inner chill which goes up and down your spine? Be prepared for them. These short stories are reported events which will make you...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Short stories have always been a sort of instant access into an author's brain, their soul and heart. A few pages can lift our lives into locations, people and experiences with a sweep of landscape, narration, feelings and emotions that is difficult to achieve elsewhere.In this series we try to offer up tried and trusted 'Top Tens' across many different themes and authors. But any anthology will immediately throw up the questions - Why that story? Why that author? The theme itself will form the boundaries for our stories which range from well-known classics, newly told, to stories that modern times have overlooked but perfectly exemplify the theme. Throughout the volume our authors...read more

  • Rudyard Kipling

    Short stories have always been a sort of instant access into an author's brain, their soul and heart. A few pages can lift our lives into locations, people and experiences with a sweep of landscape, narration, feelings and emotions that is difficult to achieve elsewhere.In this series we try to offer up tried and trusted 'Top Tens' across many different themes and authors. But any anthology will immediately throw up the questions - Why that story? Why that author? The theme itself will form the boundaries for our stories which range from well-known classics, newly told, to stories that modern times have overlooked but perfectly exemplify the theme. Throughout the volume our authors...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    "The out-of-body experience of a saboteur facing summary...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Set during the time of the American Civil War, this story is about a man named Peyton Farquhar, a Confederate sympathizer who attempted to demolish the Owl Creek Bridge, but was caught and condemned to die by hanging. But all is not what it seems to be in this tale that has an irregular time sequence and a twist...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    The Civil War divided West Point graduates as the North tried to get Robert E. Lee to be their Commander in Chief, brothers, and here son and father, with lamentable...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    A story of betrayal by a wife that launches a man into war; thought makes him a Yankee, feeling a Southerner, and he fights for his thoughts. The dignitary who signed his papers comes to the front for the ironic...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    A heart rendering Civil War story about a lost boy, the aftermath of dying men crawling on the ground, and the boy being in the middle of it all, and lastly, returning to his old homestead largely destroyed. A must read for people interested in the Civil War and Americana in...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    The story of a brave man, loved by his fellow soldiers, driven by a heartless beautiful...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    A moving story about a forward observer in the Civil War, moving too far forward, and caught in the grip of...read more