Review of “The Damned Thing” (1894)


Ambrose Bierce (writer).

Read in 2017.

Bierce’s defence against the accusation that he took his invisible creature from “What Was It? A Mystery” (1859) is weak. A powerful invisible predator would breed quite a bit if it were indeed natural.

References here: “The Unnamable” (1925), “From Beyond” (1934), “The Calorie Man” (2005).

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