Robert E. Howard, Science Fiction Collection

by Robert E. Howard

Robert Ervin Howard (1906 - 1936) was an American author who 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 was born and raised in the state of Texas.

He spent most of his life in the town of Cross Plains with some time spent in nearby Brownwood. A bookish and intellectual child, he was also a fan of boxing and spent some time in his late teens bodybuilding, eventually taking up amateur boxing. From the age of nine he dreamed of becoming a writer of adventure fiction but did not have real success until he was 23.

Thereafter, until his death at the age of 30 by suicide, Howard's writings were published in a wide selection of magazines, journals, and newspapers, and he had become successful in several genres. Although a Conan novel was nearly published into a book in 1934, his stories never appeared in book form during his lifetime. The main outlet for his stories was in the pulp magazine Weird Tales.

In this book: The Hour of the Dragon Red Nails Beyond the Black River The Hyborian Age A Witch Shall Be Born The People of the Black Circle Gods of the North Queen of the Black Coast The Devil in Iron Shadows in Zamboula Jewels of Gwahlur Shadows in the Moonlight

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Robert E. Howard, Science Fiction Collection
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