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For the first time in publishing history, Delphi Classics is proud to present the complete works of master storyteller Ambrose Bierce. This comprehensive eBook is spiced with numerous illustrations, rare and forgotten texts, concise introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Bierce's life and works
* Concise introductions to the collections and other texts
* The rare novella THE DANCE OF DEATH appears here for the first time in digital print
* ALL the short story collections, with individual contents tables
* Featuring 475 tales, many appearing for the first time in digital print
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Famous works such as COBWEBS FROM AN EMPTY SKULL
are fully illustrated with their original artwork
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry, essays and the short stories
* Easily locate the works you want to read
* The complete non-fiction, with many scarce essays and newspaper articles
* Includes Bierce's letters - spend hours exploring the authors personal correspondence
* Special criticism section, with essays evaluating Bierces contribution to literature
* Also provides a unique Biercian Texts section with interesting articles on the works and disappearance of Ambrose Bierce
* Features a bonus biography - discover Bierce's literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Novellas
THE DANCE OF DEATH
THE MONK AND THE HANGMANS DAUGHTER
THE LAND BEYOND THE BLOW

The Short Story Collections
THE FIENDS DELIGHT
COBWEBS FROM AN EMPTY SKULL
PRESENT AT A HANGING, AND OTHER GHOST STORIES
TALES OF SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS
CAN SUCH THINGS BE?
FANTASTIC FABLES
NEGLIGIBLE TALES
THE PARENTICIDE CLUB
THE FOURTH ESTATE
THE OCEAN WAVE
KINGS OF BEASTS
TWO ADMINISTRATIONS
MISCELLANEOUS TALES

The Short Stories
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Poetry Collections
BLACK BEETLES IN AMBER
SHAPES OF CLAY
FABLES IN RHYME
SOME ANTE-MORTEM EPITAPHS
THE SCRAP HEAP

The Poems
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Non-Fiction
THE SHADOW ON THE DIAL, AND OTHER ESSAYS
THE DEVILS DICTIONARY
WRITE IT RIGHT
ASHES OF THE BEACON
“ON WITH THE DANCE!”: A REVIEW
A CYNIC LOOKS AT LIFE
TANGENTIAL VIEWS
BITS OF AUTOBIOGRAPHY
MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
UNCOLLECTED ESSAYS

The Essays
LIST OF ESSAYS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF ESSAYS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Letters
THE LETTERS OF AMBROSE BIERCE

The Criticism
AMBROSE BIERCE by Vincent Starrett
AMBROSE BIERCE: AN APPRAISAL by Frederic Tabor Cooper
ANOTHER ATTEMPT TO BOOST BIERCE INTO IMMORTALITY
THE UNDERGROUND REPUTATION OF AMBROSE BIERCE
AMBROSE BIERCE by Ella Sterling Cummins

Biercian Texts
LIST OF BIERCIAN ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

The Biography
AMBROSE BIERCE: A BIOGRAPHY by Carey McWilliams

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