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Devil's Dictionary, The

By Bierce, Ambrose

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Title: Devil's Dictionary, The  
Author: Bierce, Ambrose
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Language: English
Subject: Non-fiction, Satire
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Devil's Dictionary, The
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Publication Date:
1911
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914?), satirist, critic, poet, short story writer and journalist. His fiction showed a clean economical style often sprinkled with subtle cynical comments on human behaviour. In the Devil's Dictionary, he let his sense of humour and his cynical outlook on life colour a collection of dictionary-like definitions. (Summary by Peter)

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Satire

 

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