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Robert E. Howard Selected Letters 1923-1930

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Paperback, 84 pages
Published October 8th 1989 by Necronomicon Press (first published October 1989)
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Edward Erdelac
This is the first of two collections of Robert E. Howard's correspondences put together by the late great Glenn Lord.

"Life reminds me of a fight I had, when a kid, with a heavyweight prize fighter. Round after round I rushed savagely and futilely, mad to come to grips and smash his ribs in, but hitting only the naked air. It was like fighting a shadow that wielded clubs; at the end of the fight I was swaying on the ropes, groggy and dizzy, with my nose broken and my fce cut and bruised, sick wit
For those who want to know more about Robert E. Howard as a person, his letters are indispensible. You'll find Howard with all his warts here, but also see the incredible intellect and imagination of the man. I've read through many of these lettes mutliple times.
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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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