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Wings in the Night collects Robert E. Howard's fiction and prose published in Weird Tales Magazine from July 1932 to May 1933. These works represent literary stepping-stones to Howard's infamous Cthulhu mythos stories and his most famous character of all -- Conan the Cimmerian -- and ably demonstrate that each of Howard's stories improved and added to his formidable skills ...more
Hardcover, 179 pages
Published December 14th 2005 by Wildside Press (first published 2005)
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Leothefox
Oct 30, 2015 Leothefox rated it it was amazing
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I've been a big fan of the “Weird Works” collections of Howard's stuff since I picked up the first one three years ago, and this large trade edition of volume didn't disappoint. It's got Bran Mak Morn, Solomon Kane, 3 Conan tales, a one-off and some poems.

Among the Conan tales is one of the more famous ones, “The Tower of the Elephant”, which is also the first Conan story I ever read, years ago. It's loaded with colorful fantasy goodies and Lovecraft-type cosmic goodness, which made it well wor
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Oct 16, 2012 Parker rated it really liked it
Nobody talks about Howard's writing technique, but believe it or not he was a master at economical storytelling. There is never a lack of description, but he sticks to the goal: the story moves along and absolutely never loses momentum. As a writer, one could do a lot worse than Howard as a model.
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Jan 23, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it it was amazing
This fourth volume of the the collected Robert E Howard continues the face paced action. Fantastic stories that take you right into the action. These stories are presented unedited as they originally appeared in the magazine. Highly recommended
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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."

He is well known for having created — in the p
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