Questing after Pancho Villa's revolutionary forces, Ambrose Bierce rode into Mexico in 1913 and was never seen again. He left behind him the Devil's Dictionary and a remarkable body of short fiction. This new collection gathers some of Bierce's finest stories, including the celebrated Civil War fictions ' An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge ' and ' Chickamauga ', his macabre masterpieces, and his tales of supernatural horror. Reminiscent of Poe, these stories are marked by a sardonic humour and a realistic study of tense ...

Tales of Soldiers and Civilians: And Other Stories 2000, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140437560

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