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Best of Robert E. Howard Volume 1 Volume 1: Crimson Shadows

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ISBN-10: 0345490185

ISBN-13: 9780345490186

Edition: N/A

Authors: Robert E. Howard, Jim Keegan, Ruth Keegan

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Robert E. Howard is one of the most famous and influential pulp authors of the twentieth century. Though largely known as the man who invented the sword-and-sorcery genre-and for his iconic hero Conan the Cimmerian-Howard also wrote horror tales, desert adventures, detective yarns, epic poetry, and more. This spectacular volume, gorgeously illustrated by Jim and Ruth Keegan, includes some of his best and most popular works. Inside, readers will discover (or rediscover) such gems as "The Shadow Kingdom, " featuring Kull of Atlantis and considered by many to be the first sword-and-sorcery story; "The Fightin'est Pair, " part of one of Howard's most successful series, chronicling the travails…    
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Publisher: Random House Worlds
Publication date: 8/14/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.22" wide x 9.65" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.584

Foreword
Introduction
The Shadow Kingdom
The Ghost Kings
The Curse of the Golden Skull
Red Shadows
The One Black Stain
The Dark Man
The Marching Song of Connacht
Kings of the Night
Recompense
The Black Stone
The Song of a Mad Minstrel
The Fightin'est Pair
The Grey God Passes
The Song of the Last Briton
Worms of the Earth
An Echo from the Iron Harp
Lord of the Dead
Untitled
"For the Love of Barbara Allen
The Tide
The Valley of the Worm
The Dust Dance: Selections, Version II
The People of the Black Circle
Beyond the Black River
A Word front the Outer Dark
Hawk of the Hills
Sharp's Gun Serenade
Lines Written in the Realization That I Must Die
Appendices
Robert E. Howard: Twentieth-Century Mythmaker
A Short Biography of Robert E. Howard
Notes on the Original Howard Texts