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The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian - Robert E. Howard, Mark Schultz, Patrice Louinet
The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian
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3.84 160
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780345483850 (0345483855)
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
Series: Conan the Cimmerian (#1)
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Opinions of Saturn
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4.0 The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian
The early Conan stories are some of the best material of the pulp era. This book also includes rough drafts, unfinished tales, extensive notes on the Conan publication history, and gorgeous artwork that perfectly encapsulates the setting and tone of Conan's adventures. With Howard's superb mixing of...
Blogs Don't Burn
Blogs Don't Burn rated it
So often a reader’s patience flags when wandering back and forth between the seemingly warring ethea of pulp writers and literary authors. The callowness and triviality attributed to the former sends a reader to the canon of the latter, only to retreat from its frequent pretentiousness and self-righ...
A Bookworm's Definitive Story
A Bookworm's Definitive Story rated it
4.0 The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian
adventures everywhere he goes. Haven't read the extra materials, might get back to it some time later.
sfgale rated it
5.0 The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian (Conan of Cimmeria, Book 1)
These Conan stories are a very refreshing change from the usual fantasy faire. Somehow, even though they're classic sword and sorcery they manage to feel a lot like they could be real live historical fiction. Every one of the short stories here ha something very good going for it and they always see...
Forrest Aguirre, in the Leaves
Forrest Aguirre, in the Leaves rated it
I've now discovered that the best way to read Robert E. Howard's Conan stories is in big, undiluted doses. Do yourself a favor and avoid any of the stories completed or edited by L. Sprague de Camp. Trust me, you'll be glad you did. And don't dip your toes into Conan's world, plunge into it headfirs...
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