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The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard

Howard, Robert E. (Book - 2008)
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The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard
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"Here are Howard's greatest horror tales, all in thier original, definitive versions. Some of Howard's best-known characters--Solomon Kane, Bran Mak Morn, and sailor Steve Costigan among them--roam the forbidding locales of the author's fevered imagination, from the swamps and bayous of the Deep South to the fiend-haunted woods outside Paris to remote jungles in Africa"--P. [4] of cover.
Authors: Howard, Robert E. (Robert Ervin), 1906-1936
Title: The horror stories of Robert E. Howard
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books/Del Rey, c2008
Characteristics: xxv, 523 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: illustrated by Greg Staples
Notes: "A Del Rey trade paperback original"--T.p. verso
Contents: In the forest of Villefère
A song of the werewolf folk
Wolfshed
Up, John Kane!
Remembrance
The dream snake
Sea curse
The moor ghost
Moon mockery
Little people
Dead man's hate
The tavern
Rattle of bones
The fear that follows
The spirit of Tom Molyneaux
Casonetto's last song
The touch of death
Out of the deep
A legend of Faring Town
Restless waters
The shadow of the beast
The dead slaver's tale
Dermod's bane
The hills of the dead
Dig me no grave
The song of a mad minstrel
The children of the night
Musings
The black stone
The thing on the roof
The dweller in Dark Valley
The horror from the mound
A dull sound as of knocking
People of the dark
Delenda Est
The cairn on the headland
Worms of the Earth
The symbol
The valley of the lost
The hoofed thing
The noseless horror
The dwellers under the tomb
An open window
The house of Arabu
The man on the ground
Old Garfield's heart
Kelly the conjure-man
Black Canaan
To a woman
One who comes at Eventide
The haunter of the ring
Pigeons from hell
The dead remember
The fire of Asshurbanipal
Fragment
Which will scarcely be understood
Golnor the ape
Spectres in the dark
The house
Untitled fragment
Notes on the original Howard texts
Summary: "Here are Howard's greatest horror tales, all in thier original, definitive versions. Some of Howard's best-known characters--Solomon Kane, Bran Mak Morn, and sailor Steve Costigan among them--roam the forbidding locales of the author's fevered imagination, from the swamps and bayous of the Deep South to the fiend-haunted woods outside Paris to remote jungles in Africa"--P. [4] of cover.
ISBN: 0345490207
9780345490209
Branch Call Number: FICTION HOWARD 2008
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Horror tales, American
Topical Term: Horror tales, American
LCCN: 2008028474
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So happy this edition collects all of Howard's horror tales. Explore the versatility of his imagination outside of his 'Conan 'and fantasy tales. Highly recommended: The Black Stone, Pigeons From Hell, and Old Garfield's Heart.


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