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  • Ambrose Bierce

    Ambrose Bierce es un escritor y periodista americano, no muy conocido en Francia. Se le conoce principalmente como el autor del Diccionario del Diablo y de cuentos de humor negro que a menudo pertenecen al género de la fantasía. Bierce ha escrito cerca de cien historias cortas, muy a menudo sobre la muerte del individuo y su absurdo. En particular los cuentos de la colección Morts violentes, una colección de cuentos sobre los horrores de la Guerra Civil. Estas 100 citas pretenden dar acceso a su obra monumental a través de una selección de sus pensamientos más impactantes, en un formato accesible para todos. Una cita es más que un extracto de un discurso, puede ser un golpe de la...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Ambrose Bierce é um escritor e jornalista americano, não muito conhecido em França. É conhecido principalmente como o autor do Dicionário do Diabo e de contos de humor negro, muitas vezes pertencentes ao género fantasia. Bierce escreveu quase uma centena de contos, muito frequentemente sobre a morte do indivíduo e o seu absurdo. Nomeadamente os contos da colecção Morts violentes, uma colecção de contos curtos sobre os horrores da Guerra Civil. Estas 100 citações destinam-se a dar acesso à sua obra monumental através de uma selecção dos seus pensamentos mais marcantes, num formato acessível a todos. Uma citação é mais do que um excerto de um discurso, pode ser um traço...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

  • H.G Wells

    This book contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names The Mysterious Mansion [Honoré de Balzac] The Tomb of Heiri [Arthur Christopher Benson] Chickamauga [Ambrose Bierce] An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge [Ambrose Bierce] The Death of Halpin Frayser [Ambrose Bierce] A Halloween Wraith [William Black] The Goblin's Collection [Algernon Blackwood] The Wood of the Dead [Algernon Blackwood] Let Loose [Mary Cholmondeley] The Horror of the Heights [Arthur Conan Doyle] The Lift [Arthur Conan Doyle] The Terror of Blue John Gap [Arthur Conan Doyle] Captain Murderer [Charles Dickens] The Trial for Murder [Charles Dickens] Cold Ghost [Chester S....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

  • Gertrude Atherton

    CONTENTS: 01. A Suspicious Gift [Algernon Blackwood] 02. Skeleton Lake: An Episode in Camp [Algernon Blackwood] 03. The Wood of the Dead [Algernon Blackwood] 04. A Baby Tramp [Ambrose Bierce] 05. The Damned Thing [Ambrose Bierce] 06. Dagon [H.P Lovecraft] 07. The Horror of the Heights [Arthur Conan Doyle] 08. The_Descendant [H.P Lovecraft] 09. The Cats of Ulthar [H.P Lovecraft] 10. The Evil Clergyman [H.P Lovecraft] 11. He [H.P Lovecraft] 12.The Book [H.P Lovecraft] 13. In the Vault [H.P Lovecraft] 14. Nyarlathotep [H.P Lovecraft] 15. Death and the Woman [Gertrude Atherton] 16. The Striding Place [Gertrude Atherton] 17. Hop-Frog [Edgar Allan Poe] 18. The Raven...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    There is a bridge at Owl Creek that is surrounded by dry and cracking driftwood. Burning the bridge would be the perfect way for a civilian Southerner to strike a blow against the Union Army. But Peyton Farkuar doesn’t make it that far. And instead, finds a rope around his...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    español neutro- un clásico de la literatura de horror y misterio. el aceite de perro Es un tratamiento tradicional para muchas enfermedades. por un accidente feliz, los ingredientes se cambian un poco y el resultado Es mas satisfactorio de lo...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Un hombre vuelve a su país y decide visitar a su amigo de la infancia. Aturdido por la imagen decrépita de su compañero, se une en una conversación en la sala. De pronto, el sonido leve de algunos golpes en la pared llama su...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was born on 24th June 1842 at Horse Cave Creek in Meigs County, Ohio. His parents were poor but they introduced him to literature at an early age, instilling in him a deep appreciation of books, the written word and the elegance of language. Growing up in Koscuisko County, Indiana poverty and religion were defining features of his childhood, and he would later describe his parents as "unwashed savages" and fanatically religious, showing him little affection but always quick to punish. He came to resent religion, and his introduction to literature appears to be their only positive effect.At age 15 Bierce left home to become a printer's devil, mixing ink and fetching...read more

  • Ambrose Bierce

    Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was born on 24th June 1842 at Horse Cave Creek in Meigs County, Ohio. His parents were poor but they introduced him to literature at an early age, instilling in him a deep appreciation of books, the written word and the elegance of language. Growing up in Koscuisko County, Indiana poverty and religion were defining features of his childhood, and he would later describe his parents as "unwashed savages" and fanatically religious, showing him little affection but always quick to punish. He came to resent religion, and his introduction to literature appears to be their only positive effect.At age 15 Bierce left home to become a printer's devil, mixing ink and fetching...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

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

    Halpin Frayser awakes from a dreamless sleep and the only thing in his mind was the words 'Catherine Larue'. Frayer feels a shiver down his spine because this was not the first strange thing he had experienced that day. Earlier, he was hunting in the forest but he could feel that something was not quite right. The picture of a haunted forest dripping with blood had come up in his mind. He had seen himself writing a poem with blood. The corpse of his mother had been in front of him. When one day later a detective finds Frayser’s lifeless body, many questions begin to...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

    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

    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