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Ambrose Bierce: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

Discussion in 'Short Story Books' started by Libra, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. Libra

    Libra New Member

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    We had to read this in school. At that time I didn't think much of it. Years later I remembered the story but not the title or the author. I spent hours googling until I figured out what it was. One of my favorite stories ever.
     
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    I am exactly the same way. We read some lame abridged version in grade school that didn't do it for me, then rediscovered it years later. Great story with a great ending.
     
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    Great story. I am only just now discovering Ambrose Bierce (as far as I can remember). Any other stories of his to recommend?
     
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    Nothing specific comes to mind at this moment but go and browse.:)

    Here
     
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    Good link, thanks Libra.
     
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    This is one of my favorite stories of all time - talk about a surprise ending! Great - really great - as good today as the day it was written!
     
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    Bitter Bierce definitely catches your attention. Great link, a good book forum there too.
     
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    I don't know why I never read this short story. His epistolary short story, "Jupiter Doke, Brigadier-General," is great. Parts had me laughing silly.
     

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