Conan the Freebooter [Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague De Camp] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Conan the Freebooter Rare, Collectible. Publication: Conan the Freebooter Publication Record # Cover: Conan the Freebooter () • by Boris Vallejo (variant of Conan de. Conan the Freebooter is a collection of five fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp, featuring Howard’s seminal sword.

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Conan the Freebooter

The highlight here is epic warfare to which the supernatural elements take a backseat. It is more a horror story than a fantasy story it could have taken place at any time where pirate ships ruled the seas. Log-in or create an account first! What makes Biblio different? More Hyborian Adventures 7 April Is it just me, or do other people get annoyed with random people forever recommending books to them.

The fights are not all one-sided; in fact, Conan gets slashed, stabbed, and generally beaten up when he does battle. What’s really amazing is not just the swordplay but the romance. Some monsters show up at the last minute. Cold Tonnage Books Published: What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

Conan the Buccaneer Conan 6 Paperback. Don’t read this book unless you just can’t find any others of Howard’s unedited books to read. Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business! View all 4 comments. Some have suggested that if our peaceful countries were invaded frsebooter would be powerless to stop it since our armies are small and we are simply not conditioned to fight. Hawks Over Shem – Robert E.

Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. A fun tale with some humorous touches, and also prefigures Howard’s Conan novel “The Hour of the Dragon. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of conah.


Conan The Freebooter (Conan, #3) by Robert E. Howard

Strong stuff all around. Eventually assuming command and raising an army, Conan storms the city and takes revenge. So, in the meantime, I pick up these old “Ace” collections when I find them. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Desde que el libro empieza, solo en consn primeras 15 paginas matan a 4 hombres de una manera brutal, no era para menos en realidad.

Conan the Freebooter by L. Sprague de Camp; Robert E. Howard – FictionDB

I just finished reading this book the other day. I’m knocking off one star for DeCamp’s editing, and a second for the inclusion of the non-original stories.

Apr 17, Keith Bell rated it really liked it. Howard should be next to the definition of Pulp Fiction. Howard stories, but “Hawks Over Shem” and “The Road of the Eagles” were originally historical fiction rewritten to take place in the fictional Hyborian age.

freeboote Another of the heavily edited collections of Robert E. Great adventure story of the greatest barbarian to journey through the fantasy world. Excellent and evocative, this story. It’s been decades but I enjoyed these books! The tales are the sword-and-cloaker carried to the ultimate limit and a little beyond, with enough extra sex to keep the results off the more tedious library shelves.

Mass Market Conampages. Sprague de Camp, featuring Howard’s seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. I’m probably going to be criticized and ostracized for this, so here goes The last story does involve an evil witch taking over a city by pretending to freebokter her twin sister and then locking her sister away in a dungeon.

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Some of you will hate them because they are not only the NOT pure Howard they are also stories made from notes and pastiches by other authors. Sprague de Camp, a letter by Robert E. But I won’t be there with you–I have an engagement in the Hyborian Age, and will be busy all evening.

The book has been reprinted a number of times since by various publishers, and has also been translated into German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Italian, and Japanese. M and N Media Condition: Something is always happening, and the flow of action never hesitates from beginning to end, as one incident flows smoothly and inevitably into the next with never a pause for the reader to take breath. Howard didn’t write the “epic fantasy” we see everywhere today, he didn’t have giant casts of characters al Frank Frazetta cover with the mostly-naked chicks and ripped dude with a sword – how can you go wrong with that on the front of a Conan book?

Conan the Freebooter Robert E.

L Sprague de Camp. Despite that, he emerges victorious and that’s one of the reasons readers have enjoyed his stories for more than 80 years. The other two were “collaborations” with L. Most of the stories originally appeared in the fantasy magazine Weird Tales in the s.

One person found this helpful. The conflicts are set up well and freebooterr to a confrontat I got a little worried after being disappointed by Conan of Cimmeria.