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Ambrose Bierce: A Jug Of Syrup

Language:
English
Genres:
Fiction & Literature, Mysteries & Thrillers

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist. The most famous was due to his talent in satiric stories. Despite his reputation as a searing critic, Bierce was known to encourage younger writers, including poet George Sterling and fiction writer W. C. Morrow. Bierce employed a distinctive style of writing, especially in his brief stories. His style often embraces an abrupt beginning, dark imagery, vague references to time, limited descriptions, impossible events and the theme of war. In 1913, Bierce traveled to Mexico to gain first-hand experience of the Mexican Revolution. While traveling with rebel troops disappeared in Mexico in 1914 without a trace and his final fate is unknown. In this story the author describes very unusual event in the citizens' life of small town. Elvan Creede, it's him our potential character, one of Hillbrook's most respected citizens got into the fantastic unbelievable story connected with another person, Silas Deemer. Silas Deemer is a merchant who died and was buried in the little village where he had lived and worked for thirty-one years.  One day a group of people passing store saw strange lighting and real figure of Mr. Deemer in it. No one could observe the origin of light inside the store, but Elvan Creede had no doubt what it exactly was...

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