Conan the Barbarian - The Complete Series

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Sprache - Englisch

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Robert E. Howard's 'Conan the Barbarian - The Complete Series' stands as an iconic pillar in the sword and sorcery literary genre. Revel in the compilation of Howard's thrilling escapades of Conan, the intrepid Cimmerian who carved his name across the mythical Hyborian Age with steel and sagacity. Through vivid prose and a command of narrative tension that mirrors the clashing of sword on shield, Howard immerses readers in a world where sorcerers lurk in shadows and monstrous deities tread the earthly realm. This complete series not only encapsulates the blood-pounding tales of 'The Frost Giant's Daughter' and 'The Tower of the Elephant' but also includes the foundational lore of the fictional universe with 'The Hyborian Age - Conan's World.' The stylistic marriage of poetic description and swift-paced action places this collection in its own echelon of early 20th-century adventure fiction.nRobert Ervin Howard, a craftsman of the early pulp fiction era, wielded his pen like the swords of his characters—bold and unyielding. Delving deep into the ethos of the adventurer, Howard's own life in the rural reaches of Texas provided fertile ground for his imagination, which soared beyond the constraints of his time. Shaped by personal tragedy and a fascination with history and the primitive, Howard projected a stark romanticism into Conan, an embodiment of raw strength and indomitable will. This literary endeavor memorializes Howard's indelible mark on fantasy, encoding within its pages the pulse of his creative spirit and the shadowy contours of his own escapism.n'The Complete Series' is recommended for aficionados of classic fantasy as well as newcomers eager to witness the genesis of the sword and sorcery genre. Each story unfurls as a tapestry rich with cultural complexity and the primal allure of adventure. Scholars and enthusiasts alike will find in Conan a character as timeless as the tales themselves. Howard's work, which spans decades and has influenced countless successors, continues to resonate, inviting readers to journey into the untamed heart of storytelling and rediscover the larger-than-life hero who started it all.

About the Author

Robert Ervin Howard (January 22, 1906 – June 11, 1936) was an American author who is particularly celebrated for his significant contribution to the sword-and-sorcery genre of fantasy literature. His most famous creation, Conan the Barbarian, emerged as a cultural icon, and the series, 'Conan the Barbarian - The Complete Series', comprises a rich tapestry of adventure and myth that has enthralled readers for generations. Drawing upon his interests in history and an innate talent for storytelling, Howard's works often feature larger-than-life heroic figures, exotic landscapes, and a distinct narrative style that blends action with elements of horror and historical romance. Although Howard's life was marked by personal struggles and his career was tragically cut short by his untimely death, his influence in the field of fantasy fiction remains profound. Scholars note his works for characterizing a distinct, muscular sense of prose, a flair for engrossing and fast-paced plots, and the creation of a lore that spawned countless imitations and adaptations. Howard was a pioneer, injecting vitality into genre writing, and through the character of Conan, he cemented a legacy that continues to resonate in the lexicon of popular culture and the evolving canon of fantasy literature.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 994 Pages

Filesize: 1.1 MB

ISBN: 8596547391203