Books Like The Boarded Window by Ambrose Bierce | Suggested Reading

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The third volume of The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce (1910) contains the majority of Bierce's supernatural and weird tales.

Turn-of-the-century author Mary E. Wilkins- Freeman was mainly noted for her regional fictions. Yet, in 1903's The Wind in the Rose Bush she collects her own assortment of weird tales.

In The Deerslayer (1841), James Fenimore Cooper explores the frontier culture developing as more whites settle in the western lands.

Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story "Young Goodman Brown" (1835) depicts a pious man in Puritan New England who believes he sees a group of townspeople gathering in satanic worship. This startling event has a profound effect on Goodman Brown.

Carlos Fuentes's award-winning novel The Old Gringo (1985) is an imaginary account of what happened to Bierce after he disappeared in Mexico in 1913.

Willa Cather's novel My Antonia (1918) portrays the hardscrabble life on the Nebraska plains.

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