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The Devil's Dictionary By Ambrose Bierce
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In the days before ‘bathroom readers’ were articles in newsprints called ‘cynic columns’ where humor mixed with wit mixed with ridiculed events of the day were both laughed... More > and scoffed at. Ambrose Bierce decided it would be a great laugh to write a dictionary of his favorite words and their ‘truest’ definitions. Mixed in to words are descriptions in prose and humoristic poetry because words mean more than they are. This book is a jab at the stoic and content and a riot of joy, humor and all around ridiculousness. As the title indicates, only someone with devilish intent would dare cross so many moral boundaries. Includes a biography of the Author as well as classic art images.< Less
The Monk and the Hangman’s Daughter By Ambrose Bierce & Adolphe Danziger De Castro
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Under the name of G. A. Danziger I wrote in the year 1889 a story founded on a German tale, which I called The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter. The story was tragic but I gave it a happy ending.... More > Submitting it to the late Ambrose Bierce, asking him to revise the story, he suggested the retention of the tragic part and so revised it. The story was published and the house failed.< Less

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