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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (89 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ambrose Bierce Narrator: Anthony Heald Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2011 ISBN: 9781470802691
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Prepare yourself for the shocking, the strange, and the terrifying in Ambrose Bierce’s 1893 story collection Can Such Things Be? One of the greatest masters of horror brings you twenty-five tales of the supernatural and the unexplained. Whether in stories of ghosts sending desperate warnings to their human counterparts, psychics attempting to bridge unknown dimensions, howling werewolves, or a robot who takes on a life of his own, Bierce plumbs the depths of fear and fascination. Spooky thrills and mind-bending mysteries await all who dare to open the cover of Can Such Things Be?

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Charles | 10/26/2013

    " I hae a large sized paperback of this. It's a great collection of short horror tales really. Good stuff. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carma Spence | 10/7/2013

    " This was an interesting introduction to the works of Ambrose Bierce. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cathy | 11/1/2012

    " First-rate spooky stories, mostly set in very real-feeling Northern California locales, which adds to the pleasure -- it's like "Roughing It" era Mark Twain meets M.R. James! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ivan Soto | 1/26/2012

    " I read this as part of Classic American Literature: 13 books by Bierce in a single file, improved 1/7/2011 [Kindle Edition] "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeremiah | 11/17/2011

    " I never heard of Bierce until I saw something on the History channel on him. Lots of short, pretty tame "ghost" type stories. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carma | 9/21/2011

    " This was an interesting introduction to the works of Ambrose Bierce. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeremiah | 8/7/2011

    " I never heard of Bierce until I saw something on the History channel on him. Lots of short, pretty tame "ghost" type stories. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cathy | 9/7/2010

    " First-rate spooky stories, mostly set in very real-feeling Northern California locales, which adds to the pleasure -- it's like "Roughing It" era Mark Twain meets M.R. James! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Charles | 6/19/2009

    " I hae a large sized paperback of this. It's a great collection of short horror tales really. Good stuff. "

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About the Author
Author Ambrose BierceAmbrose Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist.
About the Narrator

Anthony Heald, an Audie Award–winning narrator, has earned Tony nominations and an Obie Award for his theater work; appeared in television’s Law & Order, The X-Files, Miami Vice, and Boston Public; and starred as Dr. Frederick Chilton in the 1991 Oscar-winning film The Silence of the Lambs. He lives in Ashland, Oregon, with his family.