Twenty-four grotesque horror tales written by Ambrose Bierce, the nineteenth-century journalist known for his cynicism.
Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (1842–1914) was an American editorialist, journalist, short-story writer, fabulist and satirist. Today, he is best known for his short story, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and his satirical dictionary, The Devil's Dictionary.
Ambrose Bierce. Wikipedia.