Ambrose Bierce

This page contains fables collection of the author.

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (1842 – 1914) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist. Bierce employed a distinctive style of writing, especially in his stories. His style often embraces an abrupt beginning, dark imagery, vague references to time, limited descriptions, impossible events and the theme of war.

The Lion and the Bull – Aesopus Emendatus

A Lion wishing to lure a Bull to a place where it would be safe to attack him, said: “My friend, I have killed a fine sheep; will you come with me and partake of the mutton?”