Sword Woman and Other Historical Adventures (Paperback)
Del Rey Books, 9780345505460, 547pp.
Publication Date: January 25, 2011
Lavishly illustrated by award-winning artist John Watkiss and featuring miscellanea, informative essays, and a fascinating introduction by acclaimed historical author Scott Oden, Sword Woman and Other Historical Adventures is a must-have for every fan of Robert E. Howard, who, in a career spanning just twelve years, won a place in the pantheon of great American writers.
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Praise For Sword Woman and Other Historical Adventures…
"There's no denying [Howard's] ability to craft epic tales with memorable characters in well-researched, colorful surroundings, including some of history's most volatile periods. An excellent essay by Howard Andrew Jones help put these stories and Howard's career in perspective." --Publishers Weekly
“[Behind Howard’s stories] lurks a dark poetry and the timeless truth of dreams.”—Robert Bloch
“The voice of Robert E. Howard still resonates after decades with readers—equal parts ringing steel, thunderous horse hooves, and spattered blood.”—Eric S. Nylund, author of Halo: The Fall of Reach
“Howard had a gritty, vibrant style—broadsword writing that cut its way to the heart, with heroes who are truly larger than life.”—David Gemmell, author of Legend and Troy: Lord of the Silver Bow