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3.0 out of 5 stars ....the man who vanished in Mexico, 23 April 2009
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This review is from: The Devil's Dictionary (Hardcover)
A book of lucid, cynical, quotable and amusing definitions, this was quite a discovery, with a useful introduction. Ambrose Bierce was an extraordinarily prolific 19th Century journalist and satirist. He was nown as "Bitter Bierce". He had to survive the death of his first son by suicide and the second from alcohol-related pneumonia, plus divorce from his wife. He disappeared in Mexico during the revolution of 1913, a death which he had predicted, saying it would be better than falling down the cellar stairs...
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