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Ce povestiri am mai citit #96

Helion SF nr. 62, mai/iunie 2016:

1. Daniel Botgros – Adam. Un nou fragment. Virgule lipsă înainte de “dar” și “iar” (de fiecare dată!). 189 more words



ART, n. This word has no definition. Its origin is related as
follows by the ingenious Father Gassalasca Jape, S.J.

One day a wag — what would the wretch be at? 112 more words


Bierce, London, or O. Henry?

   With his work, To Build a Fire, would Jack London be my choice over two other authors?  With Devil’s Dictionary, would I prefer Ambrose Bierce over London and one other?   439 more words

English 4: American Literature

Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary

Dog, a kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world’s worship. This Divine Being in one of his smaller and silkier incarnations takes, in the affection of Woman, the place to which there is no male aspirant. 56 more words


The Shadow on the Dial

Bierce, Ambrose. San Francisco, 1909. 1st edition. Original cloth. 249 pp. Large 8vo. Very good.

Extremely scarce first edition collecting several acerbic essays and tales by Bierce, author of The Devil’s Dictionary. 121 more words

Rare Books

Which of the three authors would you prefer to read on your own time? Why?

Out of the three authors O. Henry, Jack London, and Ambrose Bierce, I would choose Jack London. I chose Jack London because I’m more familiar with his works. 515 more words