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Howard Collector, the (1979) [Collection]
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The world of heroic fantasy suffered a tragic loss with the passing of Robert E. Howard. But "REH" left behind a vast body of work displaying a breadth of vision only to be expected from the creator of Conan the Barbarian and his fabled Hyborian Age. Lovingly and painstakingly collected over the years by editor Glenn Lord, these astonishing works were presented to the world in the magazine "The Howard Collector". Now the best of that collection appears here for the first time in book form. Here are many facets of Howard's glittering worlds:
  • Visions, Howard's view of hell.
  • Marching Song of Connacht, the battle-cry of a race of heroes.
  • The Beast from the Abyss, the truth behind the cat
  • Solomon Kane's Homecoming, the stirring return of the Puritan crusader.
And more... Now, you too can become a Howard Collector.


  • Preface by Glenn Lord
  • Two Against Tyre
  • Sea Curse
  • The Curse of the Golden Skull
  • Death's Black Riders
  • Untitled Fragment
  • Spanish Gold on Devil Horse
  • The Heathen
  • The Thessalians
  • Ye College Days
  • Cupid vs. Pollux
  • Musings of a Moron
  • Sunday in a Small Town
  • West is West
  • Knife, Bullet and Noose
  • Sentiment
  • Midnight
  • Kelly the Conjure-Man
  • With a Set of Rattlesnake Rattles
  • The Beast from the Abyss
  • Hope Empty of Meaning (poem)
  • Life (poem)
  • Solomon Kane's Homecoming (poem)
  • Visions (poem)
  • Harvest (poem)
  • On With the Play (poem)
  • Roads (poem)
  • The Bar by the Side of the Road (poem)
  • Marching Song of Connacht (poem)
  • The Legacy of Tubal-Cain (poem)
  • Letter to Clark Ashton Smith 15 Mar 1933
  • Letter to H. P. Lovecraft Jul 1933
  • Letter to August Derleth Jul 1933
  • Letter to H. R. Barlow 01 Jun 1934
  • Letter to H. R. Barlow 14 Jun 1934
  • Letter to Emil Petaja 17 Dec 1934
  • Letter to Farnsworth Wright 06 May 1935
  • Letter to Clark Ashton Smith 23 Jul 1935
  • Letter to August Derleth 09 May 1936
  • Robert Ervin Howard by E. Hoffman Price
  • Burkett News by Mrs. T. A. Burns
  • Perhaps for Howard by W. Fraser Sandercombe (poem)
  • Letter from E. Hoffman Price to H. P. Lovecraft 25 Jun 1936
  • Letter from Dr. I. M. Howard to H. P. Lovecraft 29 Jun 1936
  • Around the Supper Table by James C. White
  • Letter from Dr. I. M. Howard to E. Hoffman Price 21 Jun 1944
  • The Warrior by Emil Petaja (poem)
  • R. E. H. by R. H. Barlow (poem)
  • Letter from E. Hoffman Price to Francis T. Laney 22 Jul 1944
  • I Speak of Shattered Spring by Dale Harding Exum (poem)
  • Letter from E. Hoffman Price to "The Acolyte" 1945
  • To Robert Ervin Howard by Wade Wellman (poem)
  • Letter from Harold Preece to Lenore Preece 16 Jan 1965
  • Letter from Harold Preece to Glenn Lord 11 Jan 1966
  • Acheron - A Revisionary Theory by Robert Yaple
  • Arenjun by Ed Lesko Jr. (poem)
  • Howard's Cannibalizing by Fred Blosser
  • Dust by Bryce D. Thompson (poem)
  • Conan's Parents by Fred Blosser
  • Nameless Cults : A History by Charles O. Gray
  • After "Recompense" by Wade Wellman

Original title: The Howard Collector
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasySword and Sorcery
FictionFantasyDark Fantasy

The following works are contained within this one:
     Sea Curse (1928) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Curse of the Golden Skull, the (1967) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Death's Black Riders (1968) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert E. Howard

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Howard Collector, the (1979)
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Language: English

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