Book Haul/Spotlight – Kull by Robert E. Howard

 

 

 

I have been adding many new books to my collection recently. My interest in reading has shifted to older books and authors. So I thought instead of just a simple book haul post I would do more of a spotlight/introduction post as well. So in the post below you will not only find the usual book haul photo’s, but book and author info as well. I hope you will take the time to look it over and maybe take a chance at checking out books and authors that you may have forgot about or discover in these post!

I found this copy at my local used book store!

More REH to add to my collection!

Today we have:

Kull – Robert E. Howard Library Vol. II (1995 Baen) 

by Robert E. Howard

 

 


 

 

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Kull
Baen
Year : July 1995
Book No. : 0-671-87637-1
Edition : 1st
Format : Paperback
Pages : 207
Cover art : Ken Kelly
Kull

Other Editions: Bantam Grant
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Contents
“Introduction” by David Drake
“Prolog”(A portion of  “The Hyborian Age”)
“Exile of Atlantis”
“The Shadow Kingdom”
“The Altar and the Scorpion”
“Delcardes’ Cat”
“The Skull of Silence”
“By This Axe I Rule!”
“The Striking of the Gong”
“Swords of the Purple Kingdom”
“The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune”
“The King and the Oak” (poem)
“The Black City” (fragment)
Untitled “‘Thus,’ said Tu . . .”
Untitled  (“Three men sat . . .”) (unfinished)
“The Curse of Golden Skull”
“Epilog”(A portion of  “The Hyborian Age”)
Notes
Attempts to restore the original text where available.
Robert E. Howard Library Vol. II

 

 

Info from Howard Works.

http://howardworks.com/

A great resource!

 

 


 

 

“Kull – Robert E. Howard Library Vol. II”

Banished from his home world, the warrior Kull becomes the king of the advanced Valusia empire and is challenged to defend his crown against treacherous nobles, a race of serpent-men, and the evil sorcerer Thulsa Doom.

 


 

 

Robert Ervin Howard (January 22, 1906 – June 11, 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 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 age 30, 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 in 1934, his stories never appeared in book form during his lifetime. The main outlet for his stories was the pulp magazine Weird Tales.

In the pages of the Depression-era pulp magazine Weird Tales, Howard created Conan the Barbarian. With Conan and his other heroes, Howard created the genre now known as sword and sorcery, spawning many imitators and giving him a large influence in the fantasy field. Howard remains a highly read author, with his best works still reprinted.

 

Info from Wikipedia

 

 


 

 

 

 

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