The Robert E. Howard Reader Volume One

This is a print on demand book. The Robert E. Howard Reader Volume One is a collection of many of Robert E. Howard’s great adventure stories. None of these stories in The Robert E. Howard Reader are found in the two Del Rey “best of” collections, making it a great companion piece to those volumes.

A Gent from Bear Creek (1937)

The Holy Gent or the Holy Grail of Howard collecting. ‘A Gent from Bear Creek’ was first published by Herbert Jenkins in England, 1937 after Howards death. The title of both an original short story, as well as a novel created by combining several previous short stories with some new material; the previously published short stories were altered a little to create chapters with a continuous story line, and new material was added as additional chapters.

A Gent from Bear Creek (1975)

A Gent from Bear Creek was first published by Herberg Jenkins in England, 1937 after Howards death. This version is published by Donald M. Grant in 1975 and unfortunately introduces a few errors and editorial changes, including removal of all italics.

The title of both an original short story, as well as a novel created by combining several previous short stories with some new material; the previously published short stories were altered a little to create chapters with a continuous story line, and new material was added as additional chapters.

A Gent from Bear Creek and other tales (2005)

This version is published by Wildside Press in 2005. A Gent from Bear Creek was first published by Herberg Jenkins in England, 1937 after Howards death. 

The title of both an original short story, as well as a novel created by combining several previous short stories with some new material; the previously published short stories were altered a little to create chapters with a continuous story line, and new material was added as additional chapters.

This book also includes one Pike Bearfield story and one Buckner J. Grimes story that was rewritten by someone at the Kline agency into Breckinridge stories.

A Gent from Bear Creek (2009)

The reprint of the Holy Gent or the Holy Grail of Howard collecting, published by Dennis McHaney. ‘A Gent from Bear Creek’ was first published by Herbert Jenkins in England, 1937 after Howards death. The title of both an original short story, as well as a novel created by combining several previous short stories with some new material; the previously published short stories were altered a little to create chapters with a continuous story line, and new material was added as additional chapters.