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Black Vulmea’s Vengeance - ebook/epub

Black Vulmea’s Vengeance - ebook/epub
Black Vulmea’s Vengeance - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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Pulp adventure, seemingly a bit crude and dashed off quickly, but good storytelling none the less. Pirates and lost cities – a bit of ’Pirates of the Caribbean’ and ’Indiana Jones’ rolled into one, but also with echoes of one of Howard’s best known tales of piracy, the Conan story ’Queen of the Black Coast’ – a superior story. The writing here is okay, entertaining enough, and even manages a little character exposition, but Howard could do and did do better work.
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