Dark Valley Destiny – The Life of Robert E. Howard

This is L. Sprague de Camp and his wife Catherines biography of Robert E. Howard. Considered by many to be full of gossip, psychoanalysis, rumors and tall-tales about Howard. There is a lot of Howard’s family history and upbringing including a family tree and all the places that Bob and his parents have lived over the years of his life before settling in Cross Plains, TX.

If you read this, be sure to read many of the more serious and great biographies that have since been written.