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People of the Dark (Weird Works of Robert E. Howard, Volume 3)
     

People of the Dark (Weird Works of Robert E. Howard, Volume 3)

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by Robert E. Howard, Joe R. Lansdale (Introduction), Paul Herman (Editor)
 

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  • The third collection of Robert E. Howard's fantasy work, from the legendary pulp magazine Weird Tales and its rival Strange Tales,
    features more classic fiction and poetry from Howard's prime writing years.
    Gathered here are stories with such enduring and popular characters as Solomon
    Kane, Turlogh Dubh and Comac of Connacht.

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  • The third collection of Robert E. Howard's fantasy work, from the legendary pulp magazine Weird Tales and its rival Strange Tales,
    features more classic fiction and poetry from Howard's prime writing years.
    Gathered here are stories with such enduring and popular characters as Solomon
    Kane, Turlogh Dubh and Comac of Connacht. Other highlights include "The Black
    Stone," considered by many to be Howard's finest excursion into Lovecraftian horror; "The Horror from the Mound," a vampire story set in Texas; and "People of the Dark," a precursor to the Conan stories which ultimately made
    Howard famous!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809556809
Publisher:
Wildside Press
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Series:
Weird Works of Robert E. Howard Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

Meet the Author

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.

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People of the Dark (Weird Works of Robert E. Howard, Volume 3) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Anytime you see Paul Herman's name on a REH book it's a win/win! All of these Weird Works of REH are great reading! On the back cover of the book; Quote "People of the Dark is the second volume of The Weird Works of REH, presenting many of Howard's works from the pulp magazines like Weird Tales, meticulously restored to its original texts. This volume begins with "People of the Dark," featuring a prototypical Conan of the Reavers, and concludes with "The People of the Black Circle," one of the very best Conan the Cimmerian tales. This volume includes five Conan stories, as well as tales featuring other barbaric heroes, as only REH can present them." Unquote. All of REH stories stand the test of time as the very best ever! I like these paperback books a lot from Cosmos, Del Rey, etc. as they are easy to carry, on really good paper, and the fonts are good size and easy to read. The cover art by Ken Kelly and cover design by Garry Nurrish is awesome! Highly recommend One Who Walked Alone by Novalyn Price who was REH's girlfriend. There's a DVD called The Whole Wide World about REH and Novalyn starring Renne Zellweger and Vincent D'Onofrio as REH. Also must haves: The Last of the Trunk, Collected Letters of REH by Rob Roehm, and The Star Rover by Jack London one of REH's favorite authors. The Star Rover is about Darrell Standing a man in prison who doesn't break under pressure even in a straight jacket, no food, no water, beaten, for days and weeks.