Robert E. Howard Complete Conan the Cimmerian series

Robert E. Howard Complete Conan the Cimmerian series

by Robert E. Howard

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Overview

American author of pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. Best known for his character, Conan the Barbarian, he is regarded as the father of the sword and sorcery subgenre.

Notable work(s) - Conan the Cimmerian (series), Solomon Kane (series), The Hour of the Dragon, "Worms of the Earth", "Pigeons from Hell"

Table of Contents
The Phoenix on the Sword
The Scarlet Citadel
The Tower of the Elephant
Black Colossus
The Slithering Shadow
The Pool Of The Black One
Gods of the North
Rogues in the House
Shadows In The Moonlight
Queen Of The Black Coast
The Devil in Iron
People Of The Black Circle
A Witch Shall Be Born
Jewels of Gwahlur
Beyond the Black River
Shadows in Zamboula
Red Nails
The Hour of the Dragon
The Hyborian Age

Scarlet Citadel -
It is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns a middle-aged Conan battling rival kingdoms, being captured through treachery and escaping from an eldritch dungeon via unexpected aid. The story includes Tsotha-lanti who is an evil wizard whose sorcerous arts help ensnare King Conan.

The Phoenix on the Sword -
It is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and details Conan foiling a nefarious plot to unseat him as king of Aquilonia.

Black Colossus -
It is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan leading the demoralized army of Khoraja against an evil sorcerer named Natokk, "the Veiled One."

The Slithering Shadow -
It is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan finding a lost city in a remote desert and encountering therein a Lovecraftian-esque demon known as Thog.

The Pool of the Black One -
It is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan becoming the captain of a pirate vessel and encountering a remote island with a mysterious pool that has powers of transmutation.

Jewels of Gwahlur -
Set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age, it concerns several parties, including Conan, fighting over and hunting for the eponymous treasure in Hyborian Africa.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150047891
Publisher: ANEBook Publishing
Publication date: 12/09/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 594 KB

About the Author

Robert Ervin Howard (1906¿1936) wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. He is well known for his character Conan the Barbarian and is regarded as the father of the sword and sorcery subgenre. Howard spent time in his late teens bodybuilding, eventually taking up amateur boxing—which he also wrote stories about. His tales of heroic & supernatural fantasy won him a huge audience across the world and influenced a whole generation of writers, from Robert Jordan to Raymond E. Feist.

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