The Devil s Dictionary

The Devil s Dictionary
Author : Ambrose Bierce
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Total Pages : 139
Release : 1993-05-20
ISBN 10 : 9780486275420
ISBN 13 : 0486275426
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Devil s Dictionary Book Description:

A collection of barbed definitions by one of America's most caustic humorists.


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