Robert E. Howard
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Robert E. Howard

(1906-1936) Robert Erwin Howard was born and rasied in rural Texas, where he lived all his life. The son of a pioneer physician, he began writing professionally at the age of fifteen. Howard killed himself in June 1936 when he learned that his beloved mother had fallen into a coma.
Photo by English: Studio photograph commisioned by Robert E. Howard [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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    • Robert E. Howard's Conan the Cimmerian Barbarian

    • The Complete Weird Tales Omnibus
    • By: Robert E. Howard, Finn J. D. John
    • Narrated by: Finn J. D. John
    • Length: 35 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262

    This collection contains all of Robert E. Howard's Conan the Cimmerian stories published during his lifetime, contextualized with biographical details of their author....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Reading!

    • By Jackson on 07-19-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard

    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 23 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 405
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 350
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 351

    Robert E. Howard, renowned creator of Conan the Barbarian, was also a master at conjuring tales of hair-raising horror.....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Table of Contents

    • By Ben Preston on 02-05-15

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian

    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Todd McLaren
    • Length: 18 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,275
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 965
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 971

    Between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities, there was an age undreamed of, when shining kingdoms lay spread across the world like blue mantles beneath the stars....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Perfect Introduction

    • By Wes on 11-09-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane

    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 327
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 273

    With Conan the Cimmerian, Robert E. Howard created more than the greatest action hero of the twentieth century---he also launched a genre that came to be known as sword and sorcery....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well Done

    • By Keith C. Parsels on 02-20-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Bloody Crown of Conan

    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Todd McLaren
    • Length: 17 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 526
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 344
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 346

    In his hugely influential and tempestuous career, Robert E. Howard created the genre that came to be known as sword and sorcery....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome! Crom and Steel! Long live Conan!

    • By Kirk on 09-05-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Conquering Sword of Conan

    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Todd McLaren
    • Length: 17 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 411
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 331

    In a meteoric career that covered only a dozen years, Robert E. Howard defined the sword and sorcery genre....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The definitive Conan

    • By Jesse on 11-03-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Kull

    • Exile of Atlantis
    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Todd McLaren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 122

    In a meteoric career that spanned a mere 12 years, Robert E. Howard single-handedly invented the genre that came to be called sword and sorcery....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Almost a good listen

    • By Anthony on 08-06-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Hour of the Dragon

    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Conan has become King of Aquilonia by slaying its previous king, Numedides. However, Numedides’ heir, Valerius, seeks to depose Conan and assume the throne....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • blown away

    • By Anthony Nadeau on 05-22-15

    Regular price: $12.57

    • The People of the Black Circle

    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Conan the Barbarian battles the Black Seers of Yimsha to defeat their nefarious plot of world domination in this classic story by famed fantasy writer Robert E. Howard....

    Regular price: $7.66

    • El Borak and Other Desert Adventures

    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Michael McConnohie
    • Length: 25 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Robert E. Howard is famous for creating such immortal heroes as Conan the Cimmerian. Less well-known but equally extraordinary are his non-fantasy adventure stories set in the Middle East....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Favorite Audiobook Ever

    • By Daniel on 04-23-15

    Regular price: $29.95

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