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Black Canaan - ebook/epub

Black Canaan - ebook/epub
Black Canaan - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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Good collection of stories. Black Canaan is a favorite of mine. I have some doubts that REH would have finished „The House” with the suicide of John Conrad, but it is a Lovecraftian ending (Augest Derleth finished the REH fragment in this volume).
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