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Ace Fantasy Books, 1985 - Fantasy fiction, American - 220 pages
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Review: Conan The Freebooter (Conan the Barbarian)

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This rousing collection of pulp adventures featuring the most famous of all barbarians benefits hugely by having a very high proportion of Robert E. Howard material. L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter ... Read full review

Review: Conan The Freebooter (Conan the Barbarian)

User Review  - Keith Bell - Goodreads

Thoroughly enjoyed this collection. I have read this book 3 or 4 times since published. Have been reading Conan stories for more than 30 years and own every REH story published along with the ... Read full review


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Robert E. Howard was born in Peaster, Texas on January 22, 1906. At the beginning of his writing career, he primarily wrote pulp fiction and had numerous stories published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales including Spear and Fang, The Hyena, Wolfshead, Red Shadows, and The Shadow Kingdom. He created the character of Conan the Barbarian in the pages of Weird Tales. By 1936, almost all of his fiction writing was in the western genre and his first novel, A Gent from Bear Creek, was about to be published. He committed suicide on June 11, 1936 at the age of 30.

L. Sprague de Camp, a SFWA Grand Master and winner of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, wrote the definitive biography of Conan's creator, Robert E. Howard. De Camp died in 2000.

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