Title: The Moonlit Road

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Title: The Moonlit Road Title Record # 68298
Author: Ambrose Bierce
Date: 1907-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org
Language: English
Note: First published in Cosmopolitan (New York), January 1907. Several authorities claim that the story was first published in 1894. However Bierce's own published letters cite January 1907.
Synopsis: Three statements are read, giving three very different points of view of a murder and a haunting. They are given by: A son whose mother was murdered and whose father mysteriously disappeared; A dying man who has lost his memory but is haunted by disturbing images of jealousy and retribution; A ghostly woman, speaking through a medium, tells of the horrible way she met her end.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1957 Dutch De Weg in het Maanlicht
1968 German Eine Strae im Mondschein
1986 Italian La strada illuminata dalla luna
1987 French La route au clair de lune
1988 Italian La strada illuminata dalla luna

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Can Such Things Be? 1910-00-00 Ambrose Bierce The Neale Publishing Company (The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce #3)     427 hc? coll  
Can Such Things Be? 1924-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Albert & Charles Boni     427 hc? coll  
The Mammoth Book of Thrillers, Ghosts and Mysteries 1936-00-00 ed. J. M. Parrish, John R. Crossland Odhams Press     766 hc? anth  
The Supernatural Reader 1953-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin, Lucy Conklin Longmans (Canada)   C$4.50 349 hc? anth  
The Supernatural Reader 1953-04-13 ed. Groff Conklin, Lucy Conklin J. B. Lippincott   $3.95 349 hc? anth Robert Hallock Checkmark
The Supernatural Reader 1957-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin, Lucy Conklin Cassell & Company   16/- 349 hc? anth  
Griezelverhalen 1957-00-00 ed. Havank Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #66) #66   190 pb? anth Dick Bruna  
The Supernatural Reader 1958-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin, Lucy Conklin World / WDL Books #M706 2/6 252 pb? anth  
Griezelverhalen 1961-00-00 ed. Havank Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #66) #66   190 pb? anth Dick Bruna Checkmark
The Supernatural Reader 1962-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Collier Books #AS392V $0.95 352 pb? anth Checkmark
Ghost and Horror Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1964-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Dover Publications   $1.00 199 pb? coll  
The Supernatural Reader 1966-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Collier Books #01911 $0.95 352 pb? anth Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
The Supernatural Reader 1967-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Collier Books #01911 $0.95 352 pb? anth Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
The Supernatural Reader 1968-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Collier Books #01911 $0.95 352 pb? anth Don Ivan Punchatz  
Das Spukhaus 1969-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Insel (Bibliothek des Hauses Usher)   DM 12.80 173 hc? coll  
The Supernatural Reader 1970-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Collier Books #01911 $0.95 352 pb? anth Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1970-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Doubleday     496 hc? coll  
Tales of Soldiers and Civilians 1971-00-00 Ambrose Bierce The Easton Press (Masterpieces of American Literature)     xxx+
222
hc? coll Checkmark
The Tenth Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories 1974-00-00 ed. R. Chetwynd-Hayes Fontana 0-00-613623-0 0.35 190 pb? anth  
Classic Tales of Horror 1976-10-00 ed. Stephanie Dowrick Constable & Co. Ltd. 0-09-461560-8 3.75 xiii+
270
hc? anth  
Das Spukhaus 1977-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #6) 3-518-06865-2 DM 5.00 165 pb? coll Hans Ulrich Osterwalder , Ute Osterwalder Checkmark
Adventure Stories for Girls 1978-00-00 ed. John Canning Octopus Books 0-7064-0691-5   400 hc? anth Ron Sutherland Checkmark
Fantastic Worlds: Myths, Tales, and Stories 1979-00-00 ed. Eric S. Rabkin Oxford University Press 0-19-502542-3 $22.50 xvii+
478
hc? anth  
Fantastic Worlds: Myths, Tales, and Stories 1979-05-00 ed. Eric S. Rabkin Oxford University Press 0-19-502541-5 $5.95 xvii+
478
tp? anth Hieronymus Bosch Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1984-00-00 Ambrose Bierce University of Nebraska Press 0-8032-6071-7   496 tp? coll  
The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories 1984-10-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006800-7 4.95 512 tp? anth Steve Crisp Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories 1985-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006800-7 4.95 512 tp? anth Steve Crisp  
L'orrore di Cthulhu 1986-03-00 ed. Gianni Pilo Fanucci Editore (I Miti di Cthulhu #3)   Lit 15,000 234 tp? anth Boris Vallejo  
The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories 1987-10-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006800-7 5.95 512 tp? anth Steve Crisp  
Le mort et son veilleur 1987-10-00 Ambrose Bierce No (Fantastique / Science-fiction / Aventures #197) 2-7304-0458-9   147 tp? coll Jean-Michel Nicollet  
Dixie Ghosts: Haunting Spine-chilling Stories from the American South 1988-00-00 ed. Frank D. McSherry, Jr., Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Rutledge Hill Press (The American Ghosts Series) 0-934395-73-X $8.95 xii+
208
tp? anth Harriette Bateman Checkmark
The Collected Writings of Ambrose Bierce 1988-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Picador / Pan Books (Picador Classics) 0-330-29802-X 6.95 xix+
810
tp? omni Robin Harris Checkmark
La valle degli spiriti 1988-06-00 Ambrose Bierce Fanucci Editore (I Miti di Cthulhu #28) 88-347-0065-1 Lit 15,000 267 tp? coll Philippe Druillet  
Can Such Things Be? 1990-04-00 Ambrose Bierce Citadel Press 0-8065-0550-8 $6.95 160 tp? coll Kevin Kelly  
The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories 1991-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Bloomsbury 1-85471-001-X 4.99 512 hc? anth Steve Crisp  
Great Ghost Stories 1992-00-00 ed. John Grafton Dover Publications (Dover Thrift Editions) 0-486-27270-2 $1.00 viii+
100
pb? anth Paul E. Kennedy Checkmark
Mysteries: A Classic Collection 1994-00-00 ed. uncredited Bracken Books 1-85891-154-0 5.99 606 tp? anth  
The Mammoth Book of Victorian and Edwardian Ghost Stories 1995-10-00 ed. Richard Dalby Robinson 1-85487-338-5 5.99 xiv+
573
tp? anth The Senate  
Ghost Stories 1995-10-26 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Audio 0-14-086118-1 8.99   audio cassette? anth  
The Mammoth Book of Victorian and Edwardian Ghost Stories 1995-11-00 ed. Richard Dalby Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0279-6 $9.95 xiii+
573
tp? anth The Senate  
Dixie Ghosts: Haunting Spine-chilling Stories from the American South 1996-00-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg, Frank D. McSherry, Jr. Rutledge Hill Press 0-934395-73-X $9.95 xii+
208
tp? anth Harriette Bateman  
The Giant Book of Classic Ghost Stories: The Great Stories from the Victorian and Edwardian Era 1997-00-00 ed. Richard Dalby Magpie Books 1-85487-672-4 3.99 xiv+
573
tp? anth  
Can Such Things Be? 1997-01-00 Ambrose Bierce Wordsworth Editions (Wordsworth American Classics) 1-85326-570-5   vii+
161
tp? coll  
Classic Chilling Tales 3 1998-10-00 ed. uncredited Naxos Audiobooks 962-634-164-5 10.99   audio CD? anth  
Can Such Things Be? 2003-08-01 Ambrose Bierce Project Gutenberg #4366     ebook? coll  
Great Ghost Stories 2004-07-00 ed. R. Chetwynd-Hayes, Stephen Jones Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1363-1 $13.00 xxiii+
326
tp? anth Michael Gesinger  
Great Ghost Stories: Tales of Mystery and Madness 2005-06-00 ed. R. Chetwynd-Hayes, Stephen Jones Cemetery Dance Publications 1-58767-103-4 $40.00 356 hc? anth Les Edwards  
Classic Tales of Horror: Volume 2 2007-09-00 ed. Jonathan Wooding Bloody Books 1-905636-11-3 9.99 251 tp? anth  
The Moonlit Road and Other Stories 2007-12-00 ed. uncredited Naxos Audiobooks (Classic Fiction) 962-634-494-6 $17.98   audio CD? anth  
Bierce After Dark: 30 Strange Tales by Ambrose Bierce 2009-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Coachwhip Publications 978-1-61646-002-0 $9.95 167 tp? coll  
American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny from Poe to the Pulps 2009-00-00 ed. Peter Straub The Library of America (The Library of America #196) 978-1-59853-047-6 $35.00 xv+
746
hc? anth Andy Kerry , MIchelle Kerry Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories: From Elizabeth Gaskell to Ambrose Bierce 2010-02-25 ed. Michael Newton (UK) Penguin Books (Penguin Classics) 978-0-14-144236-5 10.99 xliv+
416
tp? anth  
Can Such Things Be? 2012-05-02 Ambrose Bierce LibriVox   $0.00   digital audio download? coll  
The Big Book of Ghost Stories 2012-09-18 ed. Otto Penzler Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-0-307-47449-0 $25.00 xii+
833
tp? anth Gregg Kulick Checkmark
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 020 2013-04-18 ed. LibriVox LibriVox       digital audio download? anth  
The 2014 Halloween Horrors Megapack 2014-10-29 ed. John Gregory Betancourt Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-0434-6 $0.99   ebook? anth  
Ghost and Horror Stories of Ambrose Bierce date unknown Ambrose Bierce Dover Publications 0-486-20767-6 $3.00 199 tp? coll  
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce date unknown Ambrose Bierce University of Nebraska Press 978-0-8032-6071-9 $18.95 496 tp? coll Marvin Cone Checkmark
Great Ghost Stories date unknown ed. John Grafton Dover Publications (Dover Thrift Editions) 0-486-27270-2 $1.50 viii+
100
pb? anth Paul E. Kennedy Checkmark
The Supernatural Reader date unknown ed. Groff Conklin Collier Books #AS 392 V $0.95 352 pb? anth Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Victorian and Edwardian Ghost Stories date unknown ed. Richard Dalby Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0279-6 $10.95 xiii+
573
tp? anth The Senate  
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