Conan the Freebooter [Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague De Camp] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Conan the Freebooter Rare, Collectible. Publication: Conan the Freebooter Publication Record # Cover: Conan the Freebooter () • by Boris Vallejo (variant of Conan de. Conan the Freebooter is a collection of five fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp, featuring Howard’s seminal sword.

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Freevooter takes itself a bit more seriously, but just a bit, and the stories are wonderfully simple but set in a complex setting. A ruin from some ancient civilization with pristine life-like statues. Sphere Books Limited, Conan is covered in mud and blood and nearly naked while his opponent is armored ocnan head to toe in mesh mail.

It is not great literature by any means, but it is great pulp fiction, and very entertaining. Jun 15, Michael rated it did not like it Shelves: Customers who bought this item also bought.

Cohan was later gathered together with Conan and Conan of Cimmeria into the omnibus collection The Conan Chronicles Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Normally, when I come to one of his stories my eyes tend to glaze over. M and N Media Condition: Other books in the series.

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Conan The Freebooter

But the original is still the greatest! As with Conan, it seems as if the life of adventure is always pulling at his heart.


FUN – in the end, they were fun stories. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Chronologically, the five short stories collected as Conan the Freebooter fall between Conan of Cimmeria and Conan the Wanderer. He is all but indestructible, his battlefield prowess is almost unequaled, and he’s fearless.

The wanderings about different kingdoms, with different companions, while interesting, leaves something to be desired in the way of continuity. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Mar 08, Carol Storm rated it it was amazing.

Mass Market Paperbackpages. Have been reading Conan stories for more than 30 years and own every REH story published along with the pastiches.

Conan the Freebooter by Howard, Robert E

Dazu wurden hier ein paar Geschichten von Howard ausgegraben und andere sogar umgeschrieben, um aus namenlosen Figuren Conan zu machen soweit die Beteiligung von Sprague De Camp. Honestly, I generally read the reviews on my feed, or books t Freebooted Hyborian Adventures 7 April Is it just me, or do other people get annoyed with random people forever recommending books to them.

And above all Howard was a story-teller. May 19, Dave Tindall rated it it was amazing. Hard to beat the original Conan. Why the hell would you read this conwn I’ve been getting into fantasy books again for the first time in about 20 years, and am surprised at how good some of them are. Discounts available for multiple orders. The fight between the two is the highlight of the story.

But while Howard might not have been on a par with Faulkner or Hemingway, he was a writer who understood his readers and was able to keep them in thrall with some of the most vigorous prose ever set to paper.

Aug 04, Adrian Cotterill rated it really liked it. Sometimes it seems that they recommend every single book that they have read. Worse yet, there might be something strong and savage lurking in the forests, and before they can escape, pirates arrive.


Sure, he’d re-use phrases sometimes, but keep in mind these are short, pulpy stories. The story came first, last, and in between. Conan and a runaway slave girl are on a cursed island coann they encounter pirates, giant gorillas, and cursed iron statues that may be coming to life.

In a way we have moved to a point where people are offended at even the smallest statements, even if no offence was ever meant. Conan must defeat and army and prevent the princess from being taken by the sorcerer. This makes me wonder whether we would really be able to deal with a full blown invasion.

Black Colossus – Robert E. Howard coonan all of these feebooter, though de Camp is credited with some addition and editing to two of them. It’s got some good action and characterizations, but Conan does not incorporate into the story well; some of the most interesting parts do not involve him. While at first the mystery is intriguing, once things become evident treebooter whole mystery vanishes and the stories end up becoming quite boring.

It is more a horror story than a fantasy story i In thr dictionary, a picture of Robert E.