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Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce

Short stories : The Applicant by Ambrose Bierce

  The Applicant by Ambrose Bierce   Pushing his adventurous shins through the deep snow that had fallen overnight, and encouraged by the glee of his little sister, following in the open way that he made, a sturdy small boy, …

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Short stories : The Hypnotist by Ambrose Bierce

The Hypnotist by Ambrose Bierce By those of my friends who happen to know that I sometimes amuse myself with hypnotism, mind reading and kindred phenomena, I am frequently asked if I have a clear conception of the nature of …

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Short stories : The Mockingbird by Ambrose Bierce

The Mockingbird by Ambrose Bierce The time, a pleasant Sunday afternoon in the early autumn of 1861. The place, a forest’s heart in the mountain region of southwestern Virginia. Private Grayrock of the Federal Army is discovered seated comfortably at …

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