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The Early Adventures of El Borak

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The REH Foundation Press is proud to present The Early Adventures of El Borak. This volume contains those hard-to-find stories from the Cryptic publications of the 1980s, as well as several other related items, including the first publication of a synopsis for “Blood of the Gods.” The vast majority of the pieces in this collection are fragments and juvenilia.

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Hardcover, 350 pages
Published March 2010 by The Robert E. Howard Foundation Press

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Nov 06, 2015 Jefferson rated it it was amazing
Even though many of the stories in this collection are unfinished, the writing is terrific and well worth reading. Most of these pieces serve to showcase not just Howard's peerless ability to describe action, but his great sense of humor as well.
Vincent Darlage
For juvenilia, these are entertaining tales. I couldn't have written as well at that age. They add a lot to the El Borak characters, and the supporting characters. Almost wish I had read this before reading his adult work with the characters.
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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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