A Witch Shall Be Born (Illustrated) [NOOK Book]

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In August 1926, Howard quit his exhausting job at the drug store and, in September, returned to Brownwood to complete his bookkeeping course. It was during this August that he began working on the story that would become "The Shadow Kingdom", one of the most important works of his career. While at college, Howard wrote for their newspaper, The Yellow Jacket. One of the short stories printed in this newspaper was a comedy called "Cupid vs. Pollux." This story is Howard's earliest surviving boxing story known to ...
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A Witch Shall Be Born (Illustrated)

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Overview

In August 1926, Howard quit his exhausting job at the drug store and, in September, returned to Brownwood to complete his bookkeeping course. It was during this August that he began working on the story that would become "The Shadow Kingdom", one of the most important works of his career. While at college, Howard wrote for their newspaper, The Yellow Jacket. One of the short stories printed in this newspaper was a comedy called "Cupid vs. Pollux." This story is Howard's earliest surviving boxing story known to exist; it is told in the first person, uses elements of a traditional tall-tale and is a fictionalized account of Howard (as "Steve") and his friend Lindsey Tyson (as "Spike") training for a fight. This story and the elements it uses would also be important in Howard's literary futur
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781632955289
  • Publisher: Flying Fish
  • Publication date: 6/21/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 856,433
  • File size: 852 KB

Meet the Author

Robert Howard
Robert E. Howard's (1906–1936) tales of heroic and 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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  • Posted March 29, 2013

    MORE CONAN!

    The original Conan Series was great, this kind of started it off for me. Loved it, and probably the most famous of Conan's adventures

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2011

    Testing

    Hi nick and mal, im seeing what this does. I guess when i restarted it made the friends update like you said mal.

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