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Steve Costigan Fight Stories Collection by Robert E. Howard [NOOK Book]

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STEVE COSTIGAN FIGHT STORIES contains twenty-two boxing short stories by 20th century pulp writer Robert E. Howard (the creator of 'Conan') featuring Sailor Steve Costigan. Costigan is a massive Irish-American boxer and sailor on the SEA GIRL, which travels the Pacific, involving Costigan in a series of humorous misadventures and fights. Costigan is an unreliable narrator, and fails to realize when he's drunk too much or who to fight. Originally published in pulp fight magazines during the 1920s and 1930s, the ...
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Steve Costigan Fight Stories Collection by Robert E. Howard

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Overview

STEVE COSTIGAN FIGHT STORIES contains twenty-two boxing short stories by 20th century pulp writer Robert E. Howard (the creator of 'Conan') featuring Sailor Steve Costigan. Costigan is a massive Irish-American boxer and sailor on the SEA GIRL, which travels the Pacific, involving Costigan in a series of humorous misadventures and fights. Costigan is an unreliable narrator, and fails to realize when he's drunk too much or who to fight. Originally published in pulp fight magazines during the 1920s and 1930s, the Steve Costigan stories reflect Howard's excellent skill at creating instant action and excitement. Includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.

• Alleys of Peril
• Blow the Chinks Down!
• Breed of Battle
• Champ of the Forecastle
• Circus Fists
• Dark Shanghai
• Fist and Fang
• General Ironfist
• Night of Battle
• Sailors’ Grudge
• Sluggers on the Beach
• Texas Fists
• The Bull Dog Breed
• The Iron Man
• The Pit of the Serpent
• The Sign of the Snake
• The Slugger’s Game
• The TNT Punch
• Vikings of the Gloves
• Waterfront Fists
• Winner Take All
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013443617
  • Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
  • Publication date: 12/6/2011
  • Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Robert Ervin Howard (1906-1936) is best known today for creating the sword-and-sorcery hero Conan, subject of two movies and dozens of books. However, during his short life Howard also published stories in a number of other genres. In addition to fantasy, Howard wrote boxing stories, westerns, detective stories, horror and created an number of compelling characters such as Solomon Kane, Bran Mak Morn, El Borak, Steve Costigan, Pike Bearfield, King Kull, and Conan the Cimmerian. Howard committed suicide in 1936.
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