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Book Information: Conan of Cimmeria

Conan of Cimmeria (1969) [Collection]
by Lin Carter L. Sprague de Camp Robert E. Howard Rating: Weighted - 7.7 / Average - 7.8 of 10 (4 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Conan Chronicles, the

Summary (From the publisher):

Conan in his prime...In his most savage epic adventures...This volume contains "Queen of the Black Coast" - the fabulous Conan's harrowing, demonic adventure set in one of the strangest of Robert E. Howard's fantasy worlds - and seven other great Conan stories, with a new, important introduction by L. Sprague de Camp.


  • The Curse of the Monolith
  • The Blood-stained God
  • The Frost-Giant's Daughter (1934)
  • The Lair of the Ice Worm
  • Queen of the Black Coast (1934)
  • The Vale of Lost Women (1969)
  • The Castle of Terror
  • The Snout in the Dark (1969)

Book 10 in the 12 part series published by Lancer/Ace, though in L. Sprague de Camp's internal series chronology this is book 2.

"The Blood-stained God" was originally a Howard story set in 1930's Afghanistan called "The Trail of the Blood-stained God", but was re-written by L. Sprague de Camp into a Conan story.
"The Curse of the Monolith", "The Lair of the Ice Worm" and "The Castle of Terror" were written by de Camp and Lin Carter.

Original title: Conan of Cimmeria
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasySword and Sorcery
FictionFantasyShared WorldsCelebrity Characters

The following works are contained within this one:
     Frost-Giant's Daughter, the (1934) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Queen of the Black Coast (1934) [Novelette]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Vale of Lost Women, the (1969) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Snout in the Dark, the (1969) [Short Story]
      Authors: L. Sprague de Camp , Lin Carter , Robert E. Howard

Edition #1: Conan of Cimmeria

Conan of Cimmeria (1969)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: L. Sprague de Camp
Introduction by: L. Sprague de Camp
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