With Conan The Cimmerian, Robert E Howard Created Than The Greatest Action Hero Of The Twentieth Century He Also Launched A Genre That Came To Be Known As Sword And Sorcery But Conan Wasn T The First Archetypal Adventurer To Spring From Howard S Fertile ImaginationHe Was A Strange Blending Of Puritan And Cavalier, With A Touch Of The Ancient Philosopher, And Than A Touch Of The Pagan A Hunger In His Soul Drove Him On And On, An Urge To Right All Wrongs, Protect All Weaker Things Wayward And Restless As The Wind, He Was Consistent In Only One Respect He Was True To His Ideals Of Justice And Right Such Was Solomon Kane Collected In This Volume, Lavishly Illustrated By Award Winning Artist Gary Gianni, Are All Of The Stories And Poems That Make Up The Thrilling Saga Of The Dour And Deadly Puritan, Solomon Kane Together They Constitute A Sprawling Epic Of Weird Fantasy Adventure That Stretches From Sixteenth Century England To Remote African Jungles Where No White Man Has Set Foot Here Are Shudder Inducing Tales Of Vengeful Ghosts And Bloodthirsty Demons, Of Dark Sorceries Wielded By Evil Men And Women, All Opposed By A Grim Avenger Armed With A Fanatic S Faith And A Warrior S Savage Heart.This Edition Also Features Exclusive Story Fragments, A Biography Of Howard By Scholar Rusty Burke, And In Memoriam, H P Lovecraft S Moving Tribute To His Friend And Fellow Literary Genius.
Robert Ervin Howard was an American pulp writer of fantasy, horror, historical adventure, boxing, western, and detective fiction Howard wrote over three hundred stories and seven hundred poems of raw power and unbridled emotion and is especially noted for his memorable depictions of a sombre universe of swashbuckling adventure and darkling horror He is well known for having created in the p
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- The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane
- Robert E. Howard
- 23 February 2018 Robert E. Howard