Ambrose Bierce

The Spook House
  • The Spook House

  • Death awaits them all …

    A man stares into the deep river swirling beneath him – hands tied, noose around his neck – and waits for the order to end his life. Another is trapped for eternity in a room full of corpses. A cowering woman is strangled in the dead of night.

    These are just some of the countless victims for whom all hope is lost in Ambrose Bierce’s chilling stories of death, delusion and the supernatural.

AMBROSE BIERCE (1842-1913) American satirist, critic, short story writer, editor and journalist. He is perhaps most famous for his serialized mock lexicon, THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY in which, over the years, he scathed American culture and accepted wisdom by pointing out alternate, more practical definitions for common words.

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