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.
Conan: Jewels of Gwahlur (Original Version) #14by Robert E. Howard
This is a short story originally released in the pulp magazine Weird Tales in
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In the short story “Jewels of Gwahlur”, Conan goes in search of the Teeth of Gwahlur, which are legendary jewels, kept in the abandoned city of Alkmeenon, in the country of Keshan “which in itself was considered mythical by many northern and western nations.”
This is a short story originally released in the pulp magazine Weird Tales in 1935.
NOTE: Ryetown Classics has chosen to present the Conan Series in chronological order, not in the order they were originally released.
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