Tag: horror fiction

  • Ambrose Bierce: Civil War Veteran and Author

    Ambrose Bierce is always an exciting subject of discussion for me. Why? He combines two of my favorite things, the American Civil War and horror fiction. Daniel Sauerwein has an excellent post up over at Civil War History discussing Bierce’s contributions to the field of the latter subject after serving in the Union Army. Bierce’s […]

  • The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce, Part 2

    The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce Paperback: 496 pages Publisher: University of Nebraska Press; Reprint edition (January 1985) Language: English ISBN: 0803260717 Brett’s Horror Book Collection This is a recurring weekly series covering around ten short stories of Ambrose Bierce, Civil War veteran and well known satirist. Part I: The World of Horror (cont.) […]

  • The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce: A New Friday Feature

    Ambrose Bierce represents a confluence of sorts for me personally. I am a Civil War buff obviously, as anyone who reads this blog well knows. However, a second passion of mine is the world of horror fiction, particularly short stories. Bierce, a Civil War soldier, was deeply affected by the war. He went on to […]