The fifth collection of Robert E. Howard's fantasy work from the legendary pulp magazine Weird Tales (and several of its rivals) features another lineup filled with classic fiction and poetry from Howard's greatest writing years.
Included in this volume are four stories with Howard's most famous character, Conan (Black Colossus, The Slithering Shadow, The Pool of the Black One and Rogues in the House), as well as several historical and contemporary fantasies.
Robert Ervin Howard (1906–1936) was an American author. He who wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. His most famous character is Conan the Barbarian. With Conan and his other heroes Howard created the genre now known as "sword and sorcery" in the late 1920s and early 1930s.