Conan (17 Stories)
by Robert E. Howard
Publisher: Mille Tre Verlag 2009
Robert E. Howard's fantasy stories are classics, and among the fantasy heroes Howard has created, Conan is by far the most popular. Much of Conan's popularity, though, comes from movie adaptations, comic books and pastiches -- derivative works that rarely do justice to Howard's unique inventiveness, his keen assimilation of influences from writers such as Edgar Rice Burroughs or Henry Rider Haggard back to Herodotus, and his bold, fast-paced, and expressive literary style.
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by James De Mille - eBooks@Adelaide
A masterpiece on society and culture. The yachtsmen found the manuscript afloat at sea in a corroded copper cylinder. The manuscript itself told an incredible tale -- a tale of strange adventures in a place beyond contemporary imagination...
by E. R. Eddison - Jonathan Cape
A heroic high fantasy novel, first published in 1922. The book describes the protracted war between the domineering King Gorice of Witchland and the Lords of Demonland in an imaginary world that appears mainly medieval, reminiscent of Norse sagas.
by Charles Williams - eBooks@Adelaide
The novel tells of a mysterious invasion that threatens Europe from Africa. United in a crusade against death, the powers of the 'Dark Continent' rise up with exultant paganism. Williams had a genius for choosing strange themes for his novels.
by Tom Lichtenberg, John Lichtenberg - Feedbooks
Four people are selected, seemingly at random, by an invisible being who communicates to them through wild animals. They are told they must go somewhere, find something, take it somewhere and do something with it. This is all they know.