Download e-book for iPad: El Borak and Other Desert Adventures by Robert E. Howard

By Robert E. Howard

ISBN-10: 034550545X

ISBN-13: 9780345505453

Robert E. Howard is known for developing such immortal heroes as Conan the Cimmerian, Solomon Kane, and Bran Mak Morn. much less recognized yet both remarkable are his non-fantasy event tales set within the center East and that includes such two-fisted heroes as Francis Xavier Gordon—known as “El Borak”—Kirby O’Donnell, and Steve Clarney. This trio of hard-fighting american citizens, civilized males with greater than a slightly of the primordial of their veins, marked a brand new course for Howard’s writing, and new territory for his genius to conquer.

The wily Texan El Borak, a hardened fighter who stalks the sandscapes of Afghanistan like a vengeful wolf, is rivaled between Howard’s creations merely via Conan himself. In such vintage stories as “The Daughter of Erlik Khan,” “Three-Bladed Doom,” and “Sons of the Hawk,” Howard proves himself once more a grasp of motion, and with lots of eerie surroundings his plotting turns into tighter and twistier than ever, leading to tales important of comparability to Jack London and Rudyard Kipling. each fan of Robert E. Howard and aficionados of significant event writing probably want to personal this choice of the simplest of Howard’s barren region stories, lavishly illustrated by way of award-winning artists Tim Bradstreet and Jim & Ruth Keegan.

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