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Rogues in the House (1934) [Novelette]
by Robert E. Howard Rating: Weighted - 7.5 / Average - 7.5 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Conan Chronicles, the

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In exchange for his release from prison on a murder charge by scheming aristocrat Murilo, Conan agrees to kill his enemy Nabonidus, the Red Priest and de facto ruler of the city. In the pits underneath the priest's house they find Nabonidus unconscious. Can Conan, Murilo and Nabonidus collaborate long enough to escape past the priest's mutinous servant, the massive ape-like Thak?

Originally published in Weird Tales in January 1934.

Printed in:

  • The Coming of Conan (1953) Gnome Press
  • Conan (1968) Lancer/Ace
  • The Conan Chronicles Volume 1: The People of the Black Circle (2000) Gollancz
  • The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian (2003) Del Rey
  • The Complete Chronicles of Conan (2006) Gollancz

Original title: Rogues in the House
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasySword and Sorcery

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Skull-Face and Others (1946) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Conan (1967) [Collection]
      Authors: L. Sprague de Camp , Lin Carter , Robert E. Howard
     Conan Chronicles Volume 1: The People of the Black Circle, the (2000) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Coming of Conan the Cimmerian, the (2003) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Complete Chronicles of Conan, the (2006) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard

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