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Hand of Nergal, the (1968) [Short Story]
by Lin Carter Robert E. Howard Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Conan Chronicles, the

Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Munthassem Khan of Yaralet, possessor of 'The Hand of Nergal', ancient sorcerous talisman, uses its power to destroy the army of King Yildiz with shadow entities. Conan is one of only two survivors, the other being a girl ordered to find him by Atalis, a rival to Khan, as Conan is the key to defeating Munthassem Khan with a counter talisman he unknowingly possesses.

Unfinished fragment in Howard's papers expanded upon and finished by Lin Carter.

Printed in

  • Conan (1968) Lancer/Ace
  • The Conan Chronicles Volume 1: The People of the Black Circle (2000) Gollancz
  • The Complete Chronicles of Conan (2006) Gollancz

Original title: The Hand of Nergal
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasySword and Sorcery

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     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
     Complete Chronicles of Conan, the (2006) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard

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