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Ambrose Bierce and the death of kings

by Oakley M. Hall

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hawaii
    • Subjects:
    • Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914? -- Fiction,
    • Journalists -- Fiction,
    • Hawaii -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementOakley Hall.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3558.A373 A8 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination276 p. ;
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3941055M
      ISBN 100670030074
      LC Control Number2001017990
      OCLC/WorldCa46472039

        A Diagnosis of Death ♦ By Ambrose Bierce ♦ Horror & Supernatural Fiction ♦ Full Audiobook Title: A Diagnosis of Death Author: Ambrose Bierce Genre(s): Horror & . Ambrose Bierce and the Dance of Death uses psychoanalytic theory in combination with historical, cultural, and literary contexts to examine the complex motif of death in a full range of Bierce’s writings. Scholarly interest in Bierce, whose work has long been undervalued, has grown significantly in .

      Ambrose Bierce As He Really Was: An Intimate Account of His Life and Death. New York: Parade Publishing Company, New York: Parade Publishing Company, Davidson, Cathy N. Critical Essays on Ambrose Bierce. The Cynic's Word Book Ambrose Bierce 80 downloads The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter Ambrose Bierce, Adolphe Danziger De Castro, and Richard Voss 74 downloads A Son of the Gods, and A Horseman in the Sky Ambrose Bierce 71 downloads.

      Kirkus Reviews, August 1, , review of Ambrose Bierce and the Death of Kings, p. ; December 1, , review of Ambrose Bierce and the One-eyed Jacks, p. ; Novem , review of Ambrose Bierce and the Trey of Pearls, p. ; Febru , review of Ambrose Bierce and the Ace of Shoots, p. Known for his satirical wit and sardonic view of human nature, Ambrose Bierce earned the nickname "Bitter Bierce." His mocking cynicism is on full display in The Devil's Dictionary, a work that originally appeared under the title The Cynic’s Word humorous and often strikingly insightful book is always worth a casual visit as he takes his turn handing out striking proclamations.


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Hall, Author. Viking $ (p) ISBN While King Kalakaua of Hawaii. Get this from a library. Ambrose Bierce and the death of kings. [Oakley M Hall] -- Once again the hero is the historical figure Ambrose Bierce -- William Randolph Hearst's star journalist and San Francisco's most celebrated writer.

This time Bierce is investigating the. Ambrose Bierce and the Death of Kings by Hall, Oakley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Writer Ambrose Bierce lived a colorful life.

He had served as a soldier in the Civil War, worked as a columnist, and became a famous author. Inwith 71 years of age, he embarked on an adventure to Mexico to cover the Mexican Revolution presumably for a. It was the last ever heard from Ambrose Bierce. His disappearance sparked investigations, wild speculation, but no answers.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Ambrose Bierce and the Death of Kings Book Summary and Study Guide Viking, Oct, pp. ISBN: In at San Francisco's posh Palace Hotel, Hawaiian King Kalakau. Ambrose Bierce and the Death of Kings By Oakley M. Hall Published on World-famous journalist Ambrose Bierce investigates the disappearance of a Hawaiian princess and is plunged headlong into a world of intrigue and mystery s.

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Seller Inventory # GI3N Since Bierce has to deal with a kidnapping, a foul murder, aberrant behavior from a couple of spooky animals, a crooked spiritualist, and a hit-man sorcerer, it’s quite a while before he gets around to whodunit—rather perfunctorily.

A disappointing sequel to Ambrose Bierce and the Queen of Spades (). Though some of the parts are Author: Oakley Hall. Opinions differ as to whether Ambrose Bierce, who was a year-old Civil War veteran at the time of his disappearance, died in Chihuahua, Mexico, while riding with Pancho Villa; by his own hand in Texas or the Grand Canyon; or as an old man in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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The Death of Kings. World-famous journalist Ambrose Bierce investigates the disappearance of a Hawaiian princess and is plunged headlong into a world of intrigue and mystery surrounding the court of Hawaiian. Astute readers will have noted the question mark after Ambrose Bierce's death date.

At the age of seventy-one, Bierce decided that, instead of waiting for death to come, he would go and find it. He visited Southern cemetaries to apologize to the rebel soldiers he had killed in his youth, and headed for Mexico to join Pancho Villa's revolution.

The Ambrose Bierce book series by Oakley Hall includes books Ambrose Bierce and the Queen of Spades, Ambrose Bierce and the Death of Kings, Ambrose Bierce and the One-Eyed Jacks, and several more. See the complete Ambrose Bierce series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

5 Books #1. Ambrose Bierce, American newspaperman, wit, satirist, and author of sardonic short stories based on themes of death and horror. His life ended in an unsolved mystery. Reared in Kosciusko county, Indiana, Bierce became a printer’s devil (apprentice) on a Warsaw, Indiana, paper after about a.

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Want to Read; Currently Reading; Read; Add New Shelf; Rate it: Book 3. Ambrose Bierce and the One-Eyed Jacks. by Oakley Hall. 39 Ratings 6 Reviews published. After their Hawaiian escapades in Ambrose Bierce and the Death of Kings (), the irascible author of The Devil's Dictionary (fitting definitions from which head each chapter) and his Boswell.Other possibilities put forth include death by his own hand in Texas or at the Grand Canyon.

You can read Opfer's speculations here. * * * * I would be remiss not to include some quotes from one of Ambrose Bierce's most famous works, The Devil's Dictionary. The first half of the dictionary was published in as The Cynic's Word Book.Hall, Oakley Ambrose Bierce and the death of kings, Ambrose Bierce and the queen of spades.

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