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The Sowers of the Thunder - ebook/epub

The Sowers of the Thunder - ebook/epub
The Sowers of the Thunder - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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The Sowers of the Thunder is a short story by Robert E. Howard (published in Oriental Stories, Winter 1932) that takes place in Outremer (the Crusader states) in the time of General Baibars and deals with the General’s friendly/adversarial relationship with Cahal Ruadh O’Donnell, an Irish Crusader with a troubled past cut in the Howardian mold. Both the Siege of Jerusalem (1244) and the Battle of La Forbie feature in the plot.
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Pigeons from Hell is a short story by Robert E. Howard written in late 1934 and published posthumously by Weird Tales in 1938. The story title derives from an image present in many of Howard’s grandmother’s ghost stories, that of an old deserted plantation mansion haunted by ghostly pigeons.

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Robert E. Howard
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Nameless Cults: The Cthulhu Mythos Fiction of Robert E. Howard is a collection of Cthulhu Mythos short stories by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in the US in 2001 by Chaosium Press. All of these stories had been published previously, between 1929 and 1985, in Weird Tales, From Beyond the Dark Gateway, Strange Tales, Weirdbook, Fantasy Crosswinds, Coven, Fantasy Book, Dark Things, and The Fantasy Magazine...

Rogues in the House - ebook/epub
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Wings in the Night - ebook/epub
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Wings in the Night collects Robert E. Howard’s fiction and prose published in Weird Tales Magazine from July 1932 to May 1933. These works represent literary stepping-stones to Howard’s infamous Cthulhu mythos stories and his most famous character of all -- Conan the Cimmerian -- and ably demonstrate that each of Howard’s stories improved and added to his formidable skills as a master of fantasy and adventure...

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Shadows in Zamboula is one of the original stories by Robert E. Howard about Conan the Cimmerian, first published in Weird Tales in November, 1935. Its original title was „The Man-Eaters of Zamboula”. The story takes place over the course of a night in the desert city of Zamboula, with political intrigue amidst streets filled with roaming cannibals. It features the character Baal-pteor, one of the few humans in the Conan stories to be a physical...

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Robert E. Howard
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Collected Short Stories Vol. 8: Collected Short Stories. Volume 8 - ebook/epub
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The Iron Heel - ebook/epub
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The Treasures of Tartary - ebook/epub
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The Flirting Fool - ebook/epub
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The Openers of the Gate - ebook/epub
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Whirligigs - ebook/epub
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Whirligigs - ebook/epub
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To Win the Love He Sought - ebook/epub
To Win the Love He Sought - ebook/epub
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Green Ginger - ebook/epub
Green Ginger - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison
Ventigo Media

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Green Ginger - ebook/epub
Green Ginger - ebook/epub
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The Turtles of Tasman - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

The twelfth volume of the Complete Works by the prominent American writer Jack London includes the famous Tesman Turtles short story book. This book, written by the hand of a mature master, was the last work published during his lifetime. The stories included in the collection are characterized by a sharp, exciting plot, paradoxical, unexpected outcomes, and at the same time lyricism, understanding of life lived all this for which millions of readers...

The Reporter - ebook/epub
The Reporter - ebook/epub
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In 1919-1920 Edgar Wallace wrote a series of ten short stories featuring the investigative reporter York Symon for publication in the British monthly „The Novel Magazine”. In 1928 the series was reprinted in „Pearson’s Weekly”. In the following year Edgar Wallace collected nine of the stories in a book entitled „The Reporter”. „The Reporter” is a detective story about a police reporter named „Wise” Symon and his tricks of the...

The Turtles of Tasman - ebook/epub
The Turtles of Tasman - ebook/epub
Jack London
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The twelfth volume of the Complete Works by the prominent American writer Jack London includes the famous Tesman Turtles short story book. This book, written by the hand of a mature master, was the last work published during his lifetime. The stories included in the collection are characterized by a sharp, exciting plot, paradoxical, unexpected outcomes, and at the same time lyricism, understanding of life lived – all this for which millions of...