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Title:
Red nails
Author:
Howard, Robert Ervin, 1906-1936.
Edition:
Authorized edition.
Physical Description:
295 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Beyond the Black River.--Shadows in Zamboula.--Red nails.--The Hyborian age.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780399123337
Format :
Book

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Summary

Author Notes

Robert E. Howard was born in Peaster, Texas on January 22, 1906. At the beginning of his writing career, he primarily wrote pulp fiction and had numerous stories published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales including Spear and Fang, The Hyena, Wolfshead, Red Shadows, and The Shadow Kingdom. He created the character of Conan the Barbarian in the pages of Weird Tales. By 1936, almost all of his fiction writing was in the western genre and his first novel, A Gent from Bear Creek, was about to be published. He committed suicide on June 11, 1936 at the age of 30.

(Bowker Author Biography)