The Collected Fiction of Robert E. Howard

The Collected Fiction of Robert E. Howard

by Robert E. Howard

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Overview

Included in this extensive volume are the collected stories and novels of Robert E. Howard, the author who fathered the sword and sorcery genre and helped create modern fantasy and horror!

Starting off as a writer of pulp fiction, Howard rose to become one of the most influential fantasy writers of his generation. Howard's Conan the Barbarian (also known as Conan the Cimmerian) and Kull of Atlantis stories spawned the sword and sorcery genre along with many numerous subsequent fantastic tales and films.

Howard's classic tales often centered around exotic themes and locales, pitting a powerful hero against incredible odds. Writing more than just sword and sorcery fiction, Howard's stories spanned many genres with works including westerns, action-adventure, horror, humor, sports (particularly boxing), detective fiction, and steamy romances.

Howard's diverse works have captured the imaginations of generations with the influence of Conan the Barbarian compared to such icons as Tarzan of the Apes, Count Dracula, Sherlock Holmes, and James Bond.

Included in this extensive collection are numerous short stories, Howard's two novels, and collected fiction organized by central characters covering all of the fiction published during Howard's lifetime. This body of work covers over 3,500 pages of text and 1.25 million words. For a complete listing of all items included in this compilation, please see the book index using the preview feature since the complete listing is too long to include in the book description.

Included in this fantastic anthology of Howard's works are:

Novels

The Hour of the Dragon (Alternative title: Conan the Conqueror)
A Gent From Bear Creek

Short Stories

Conan the Barbarian (18 stories and one novel)
Solomon Kane (3 stories)
Breckinridge Elkins (19 stories)
El Borak (5 stories)
Kull of Atlantis (2 stories)
Bran Mak Morn (1 story)
Black Vulmea (1 story)
James Allison (2 stories)
Cormac Fitzgeoffrey (2 stories)
Steve Harrison (4 stories)
Sailor Steve Costigan (21 stories)
Wild Bill Clanton (3 stories)
Hawkshaw the Detective (3 stories)
Boxing stories (2 stories)
Historical stories (7 stories)
Horror stories (11 stories)
Western stories (5 stories)
Fantasy stories (4 stories)
Humor (1 stories)
Other stories (1 story)

This extensive edition includes numerous custom illustrations and magazine covers from the original stories.

Also included in this anthology of classic fiction is an interactive table of contents to ease navigation through the comprehensive story selection.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161302699
Publisher: Castanea Classics
Publication date: 08/12/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 216,090
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Robert Ervin Howard was an American author who 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 was born and raised in Texas.

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