Conan the Freebooter [Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague De Camp] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Conan the Freebooter Rare, Collectible. Publication: Conan the Freebooter Publication Record # Cover: Conan the Freebooter () • by Boris Vallejo (variant of Conan de. Conan the Freebooter is a collection of five fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp, featuring Howard’s seminal sword.

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But I’m also enjoying this Conan book. Howard stories, but “Hawks Over Shem” and “The Road of the Eagles” were originally historical fiction rewritten to take place in the fictional Hyborian age. FUN – in the end, they were fun stories.

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Refresh and try again. In truth, his stories are full of anachronisms and are more than a little fantastic in that, to fully appreciate them, you have to willingly suspend your belief to Conan the Cimmerian is one of fiction’s most enduring heroes for many reasons.

Two of the stories are not Conan stories at all, but stories written freebootet Robert Howard with a different character as hero that de Camp rewrote as Conan stories just by changing a few names. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. This rousing collection of pulp adventures featuring the most famous of all barbarians benefits hugely by having a very high proportion of Robert E.

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A Witch Shall Be Born was the gem of this volume, and sees Conan rescuing a kingdom and a young queen from her evil twin. I got a frwebooter worried after being disappointed by Conan of Cimmeria. Conan and a runaway slave girl are on a cursed island where they encounter pirates, giant gorillas, and cursed iron statues that may be coming to life.


I was surprised and delighted by the simple action freebpoter fantastic fun. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Howard didn’t freebooteg the “epic fantasy” we see everywhere today, he didn’t have giant casts of characters ala Game of Thrones although he does freebootre pretty much everyone he runs acrossand there are no arch-villains who last long enough for you to love to hate. Robert and De Camp, L.

A fun tale with some humorous touches, and also prefigures Howard’s Conan novel “The Hour of the Dragon. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

There was a problem coann reviews right now. Conan the Barbarian 1 – 10 of 12 books. This is the first of the Lancer Conans. Oct 24, Mike Billington rated it it was amazing.

It was later gathered together with Conan and Conan of Cimmeria into the omnibus collection The Conan Chronicles Sep 03, David B rated it really liked it.

Excellent and evocative, this story. Conan the Freebooter Rare, Collectible.

Add in a somewhat too hasty woman, pirates, brigands, and soldiers, and some vampire monsters, and Conan is happy to leave for somewhere else. This one contains five short stories in all, including three excellent Howard-penned Conan stories.

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The fight between the two is the highlight of the story. It’s a problematic story, though. Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business! It still had great action, exotic locations, and mysterious supernatural forces, but they didn’t congeal as well.

Per Still enjoying the series as Conan transitions from thief to mercenary soldier. Books by Robert E.


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One person found this helpful. However, you do need to give him credit for bringing Conan back into the mainstream consciousness, particularly since his work ended up spawning three movies of which the first is by far the best.

The queen takes action, the sorcerer is menacing, Conan fights a demon, what more could one want? I just finished reading this book the other day. Conan is now leading a Red Brotherhood band of pirates, and a general has been sent to clear them freebootter.

Howard was a story-teller. Yet civilisation is soft, and its people are soft. See all 7 reviews. Jun 15, Michael rated it did not like it Shelves: Feb 09, Daniel C. Trivia About Conan The Freeboo The Road of the Eagles – Robert E.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. No thr, gambling, women wandering around, etc. I enjoyed them, maybe not so much as the pure Howard stories, but they are good. The wanderings about different kingdoms, with different companions, while interesting, leaves something to be desired in the way of continuity. What other items do customers coan after viewing this item? Return to Ghe Page. Something is always happening, and the flow of action never hesitates from beginning to end, as one incident flows smoothly and inevitably into the next with never a pause for the reader to take breath.