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Kirby O’Donnell

Kirby O’Donnell is a fictional character created by American author Robert E. Howard. He is an American treasure hunter who operates in early-twentieth century Afghanistan disguised as a Kurdish merchant named “Ali el Ghazi.” O’Donnell appears in three stories written by Howard, two of which were published during his lifetime. The stories featuring Kirby O’Donnell are noted for their blend of historical adventure, action, and intrigue.

REH Splashes the Spicys

The car was described as dark green, with a glove compartment, rather than a door pocket. This is where he carried his gun. The ’31 Chevy was purchased second-hand after Lovecraft’s visit to New Orleans during the spring of 1932. Tyson has further provided that it was a Chevrolet Coach; a two-door.

Untitled story (Gordon, the American whom the Arabs call El Borak, . . .)

The story, set in the deserts of Sudan, features Frank Gordon, known to the Arabs as El Borak, an American with deep knowledge of and strong feelings about various tribes in the Orient. As Gordon travels alone in the desert, he encounters hostile Tauregs—a tribe he dislikes—and utilizes his exceptional combat skills and a superior Bikanir camel to navigate and survive the threats posed by this fierce tribe.
UNTITLED STORY (Gordon, the American whom the Arabs call El Borak, . . .). 850 words, unfinished.

The Tower of the Elephant

THE TOWER OF THE ELEPHANT is one of the original short stories starring the fictional sword and sorcery hero Conan the Cimmerian, written by American author Robert E. Howard. Set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age, it concerns Conan infiltrating a perilous tower to steal a fabled gem from an evil sorcerer named Yara. Its unique insights into the Hyborian world and atypical science fiction elements have led the story to be considered a classic of Conan lore and is often cited by Howard scholars as one of his best tales.

Sluggers of the Beach

“Sluggers of the Beach” is a high-octane tale featuring Sailor Steve Costigan and a cast of colorful characters embroiled in a quest for a hidden treasure. The story is marked by a mix of action, humor, and a twist that upends expectations. It was originally published in the August 1934 issue of Jack Dempsey’s Fight Magazine. The story was sold for $35.00.