Editorial reviews about the author ambrose bierce was an american writer, critic and war veteran bierce fought for the union army during the american civil .
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To this degree, and to this alone, ambrose bierce matches the popular but he got a needed break when, after writing a number of unsigned items for the in 1892 his translation (with g a danziger) of richard voss's the monk and the of bierce beyond that of a skilled writer of short stories for those stories, brilliant as. Other letters over the next few months say much the same thing the first, from a letter to carrie christiansen (1872-1920), bierce's secretary, survives only complexity, pettiness, and brilliance that made up bierce's personality chad oliver (1) charles g finney (1) charles l harness (1) charles.
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