The Devil's Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce


From the ROADS Classics series, which aren't just an enthralling read, they are also beautifully designed works of art featuring individual photographs or illustrations that represent major themes from the stories within. A real treat for all book lovers.

From Abasement (A decent mental attitude in the presence of wealth) to Zigzag (To move forward uncertainly, from side to side, as one carrying the white man's burden), The Devil's Dictionary is a pertinent guide to modern living for all free-thinking individuals. Every page crackles with biting humour and deliciously cutting observations on society, as Bierce turns a sardonic spotlight onto his contemporaries, and questions enduring ideals of capitalism, imperialism and convention.

Published by Roads
304 pages
130 x 190 mm.
ISBN: 9781909399600

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