A Fruitless Assignment by Ambrose Bierce

A Fruitless Assignment

byAmbrose Bierce

Kobo ebook | April 28, 2015

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Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist. The most famous was due to his talent in satiric stories. Despite his reputation as a searing critic, Bierce was known to encourage younger writers, including poet George Sterling and fiction writer W. C. Morrow. Bierce employed a distinctive style of writing, especially in his brief stories. His style often embraces an abrupt beginning, dark imagery, vague references to time, limited descriptions, impossible events and the theme of war. In 1913, Bierce traveled to Mexico to gain first-hand experience of the Mexican Revolution. While traveling with rebel troops disappeared in Mexico in 1914 without a trace and his final fate is unknown. Continuation of mystical stories by Ambrose Bierce will introduce you to unknown empty house. Onlookers saw how strange shapes were entering and coming out that strange house. No one could see the moment of their appearing on the front lawn and then disappearing somewhere. No one was arguing with the editor of "Commercial Bulletin" paper and so Henry Sailor went to spend whole night in that empty building...

Title:A Fruitless AssignmentFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:April 28, 2015Publisher:Media GalaxyLanguage:English

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