Home > Essay > — And Their Memory Was a Bitter Tree: Queen of the Black Coast and Others

Essay Example: — And Their Memory Was a Bitter Tree: Queen of the Black Coast and Others

We Will Write A Custom Essay Sample

On Any Topic

Specifically For You

order now

This new volume from BlackBart Books features a stunning painting of Conan and Belit, plus number of the iconic Frazetta Conan paintings. Here is the information on the book, which can be ordered from Amazon.com:

As one of the three most important American pulp fantasy authors of the 1930s (with Lovecraft and Clark Ashton Smith), Robert E. Howard captivated readers with his indomitable, battle-scarred barbarian hero Conan. Though Howard’s life ended prematurely in 1936 at the age of 30, Conan lives on as one of the genre’s most enduring icons.

This beautifully designed collection contains nine essential Conan stories along with a full-length Conan novel. Also included is The Hyborean Age, Howard’s fascinating history of the raw, blood-drenched world Conan inhabited, an alternative Earth that preceded Tolkien’s Middle Earth. And Their Memory Was a Bitter Tree features a color map of this realm and an interior painting by cult artist Brom, along with a series of Frank Frazetta’s seminal Conan paintings, appearing for the first time with the stories for which they were created.

 Contents include:

“Whispers of Immortality” by Arnie Fenner (Introduction)
“Queen of the Black Coast”
“Shadows in the Moonlight”
“A Witch Shall Be Born”
“The Devil in Iron”
“The People of the Black Circle”
“Shadows in Zamboula”
“Red Nails”
“Jewels of Gwahlur”
Afterword by H. P. Lovecraft

Three poems by Robert E. Howard:

“The Singer in the Mist”
“Lines Written in the Realization That I Must Die”