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Kull Howard S Writing Seems So Highly Charged With Energy That It Nearly Gives Off Sparks Stephen King Robert E Howard Had A Gritty, Vibrant Style Broadsword Writing That Cut Its Way To The Heart, With Heroes Who Are Truly Larger Than Life David GemmellIn A Meteoric Career That Spanned A Mere Twelve Years, Robert E Howard Single Handedly Invented The Genre That Came To Be Called Sword And Sorcery From His Fertile Imagination Sprang Some Of Fiction S Most Enduring Heroes Yet While Conan Is Indisputably Howard S Greatest Creation, It Was In His Earlier Sequence Of Tales Featuring Kull, A Fearless Warrior With The Brooding Intellect Of A Philosopher, That Howard Began To Develop The Distinctive Themes, And The Richly Evocative Blend Of History And Mythology, That Would Distinguish His Later Tales Of The Hyborian Age.Much Than Simply The Prototype For Conan, Kull Is A Fascinating Character In His Own Right An Exile From Fabled Atlantis Who Wins The Crown Of Valusia, Only To Find It As Much A Burden As A Prize.This Groundbreaking Collection, Lavishly Illustrated By Award Winning Artist Justin Sweet, Gathers Together All Howard S Stories Featuring Kull, From Kull S First Published Appearance, In The Shadow Kingdom, To Kings Of The Night, Howard S Last Tale Featuring The Cerebral Swordsman The Stories Are Presented Just As Howard Wrote Them, With All Subsequent Editorial Emendations Removed Also Included Are Previously Unpublished Stories, Drafts, And Fragments, Plus Extensive Notes On The Texts, An Introduction By Howard Authority Steve Tompkins, And An Essay By Noted Editor Patrice Louinet Howard Was A True Storyteller One Of The First, And Certainly Among The Best, You Ll Find In Heroic Fantasy If You Ve Never Read Him Before, You Re In For A Real Treat Charles De Lint For Stark, Living Fear What Other Writer Is Even In The Running With Robert E Howard H P Lovecraft


10 thoughts on “Kull

  1. says:

    Read by Todd McLaren downloaded from my public library You rock, Library The introduction by Steve Tompkins is long, over 30 minutes Almost immediately, he puts down ERB s John Carter He said something about Carter s ego being so big that Helium, the city he rules, is well named Seriously He crapped


  2. says:

    I first read Howard s Kull stories on a trip home from college one Christmas My brother had picked up a used copy a very used copy of a paperback collection, which was falling apart in my hands as I read.My initial reaction was one of disappointment Perhaps, at that time, I was looking for aConan like story W


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    You have power, Kull, said he, choosing his words withcare than he did in the council rooms of the nation, to make yourself mightiest of all kings, and restore some of the lost glories of Valusia So I care little for Valusia though the women and wine be excellent save for the fact that the stronger Valusia is, the stro


  4. says:

    Good reliable sword and sorcery Kull the barbarian king of Atlantis kicking butt and having his scribe take names.In the introduction of the book our organizer of stories goes to great length to tell us that Kull isn t really Howard s warm up for Conan Look I know I don t have a degree and I m not an authority but at least to a


  5. says:

    Several years ago I began what has become a tradition in my reading life At the beginning of the year I start a new volume in the excellently produced Robert E Howard collections Del Rey reading a single short story novella each Saturday morning, usually before the rest of the family gets out of bed It s a sort of me time I get through an


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    Here we are again another installment of Dangerous Dan s Book Reviews, because after all, you can only hide from the law in a brothel for so long before the girls start demanding payment for services rendered.Today I ll be reviewing a short story entitled Kings of the Night by the one and only Robert E Howard Kings of the Night can be found in both


  7. says:

    Good reliable sword and sorcery Kull the barbarian king of Atlantis kicking butt and having his scribe take names.In the introduction of the book our organizer of stories goes to great length to tell us that Kull isn t really Howard s warm up for Conan Look I know I don t have a degree and I m not an authority but at least to a certain extent I have to disag


  8. says:

    First time reading this volume but I have read most of the Kull stories at one time or another before What I do like about this is that all the fragmentary stories, poetry, and many drafts are all brought together into one place for everybody to see In the appendix there is an essay by Patrice Louinet called Atlantean Genesis which talks about the development of Kull


  9. says:

    Well, this is certainly one for the Howard completists Not that it is only such readers who would be interested in this It is also great for those who just want to read about another of Howard s characters, those who want a change from Conan, although of all of them Kull is probably the most Conon like If one ignores the various incomplete fragments and unfinished drafts, most


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    Howard s stories about Kull of Atlantis are generallyreflective than his better known Conan tales, and have an air of melancholy that, personally, I think contrasts well with theconventional hack and slash elements.Although Kull s world is not as fleshed out as Conan s Hyborian Age, this works to the tales advantage, as it adds to the age lost mystery and atmosphere of degeneracy of a wo


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