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Fans of the most popular character in the history of heroic fantasy, Conan the Barbarian, are in for a literary treat -- The Further Chronicles of Conan is a collection of three classic Conan novels by Robert Jordan, reissued together in one book for the very first time!
Conan the Magnificent, originally published in 1984, pits the giant Cimmerian against unlikely foes: two women fighting for his affections. While accompanying a noblewoman named Jondra on a hunt in the dangerous Kezankian Mountains, Conan tries to figure out a way to steal her invaluable gems before another thief can get to them. The other thief, however, happens to be a beautiful bandit posing as Jondra's handmaiden. Throw in an army of wild hillmen, a crazed religious leader, and a mythical fire-breathing beast and Conan has his work cut out for him!
In Conan the Triumphant (1983), a power-hungry priestess draws Conan into her nefarious plot to resurrect a demonic deity. Conan doesn't realize until too late that an evil artifact, the ritualistic sacrifice of innocent females and his enigmatic patroness are all linked together.
The brawny barbarian is forced to fight for his life in Conan the Victorious (1984) when, after being poisoned by an enemy's blade, he must find the antidote in a foreign land filled with unforeseen perils and political intrigue. The three novels included in The Further Chronicles of Conan are heroic fantasy at its very best -- nonstop action and adventure, maniacal villains and mythical monstrosities around every turn and enough voluptuous damsels to keep even the most hard-to-please fan entertained for hours. Paul Goat Allen