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Tigers of the Sea (The Robert E. Howard Library #1)

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Paperback, 212 pages
Published June 1st 1979 by Ace (first published 1974)
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How can you not like Vikings man?
Four fantastic tales of vikings, piracy and violence in the classic Howard vein. These stories are set in Britain after the fall of the Roman empire. Cormac is a hero in the same line as many of Howard's characters, including Kull, Bran Mak Morn and Conan. He's not nearly as developed as Kull or Conan, little information is given about his past, but his great feats of cunning and combat make for an exciting read.

Richard L. Tierney, in his introduction, reveals that two of the stories were unfini
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I was pleasantly surprised. This collection of short stories features a character named Cormac mac Art. It was interesting and well written, if you enjoy a moment-by-moment, non-stop-action adventure story. Lots of killing in these pages.

Yes, the violence is over the top, the heroes are all hyper-masculine, and the bad guys are everywhere (and everyone), but the stories hold together alright and take us to a new environment in REH-dom.

I liked it, two thumbs up.
Keith Bell
It's Robert E. Howard, of course I like it. Not a big fan of David Drake normally but his stories weren't too bad in this edition.
NO bullshit.
Some serious ass kicking stories.
Some of the best Norsemen stories ever written.
Tigers of the Sea by Robert E. Howard (1977)
I loved this stuff while in Highschool
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Robert Ervin Howard was an American pulp writer of fantasy, horror, historical adventure, boxing, western, and detective fiction. Howard wrote "over three-hundred stories and seven-hundred poems of raw power and unbridled emotion" and is especially noted for his memorable depictions of "a sombre universe of swashbuckling adventure and darkling horror."

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