Mark Finn has written one of the very best biographies about Robert E. Howard. Mark Finn sets the record straight on Howard’s character. First published in a trade paperback edition in November 2006 by MonkeyBrain Books. A second, expanded and corrected edition was published in hardcover by The Robert E. Howard Foundation Press in January 2012; a trade paperback followed from the same publisher in 2013.

The first volume from The Robert E. Howard Foundation was printed in hardback with dust jacket, in a limited quantity of 150   copies, each individually numbered. This book is still available in softcover from the Robert E. Howard museum according to Arlene Stephenson.

Contents – part 1

  • The Oil Boom
  • Isaac and Hester
  • The Traveling Howards
  • Post Oak Country

Contents – part 2

  • Authentic Liars
  • The Tattler
  • Soda Jerk
  • The Deal

Contents – part 3

  • The Fighting Costigans
  • Lovecraft
  • Conan

Contents – part 4

  • Novalyne
  • Vultures and Grizzlies
  • All Fled, All Done
  • Mythology

 Miscellanea

  • Afterword
  • Chapter notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Title index
  • Acknowledgement
Year : January 2012
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st from MonkeyBrain Books, 1st HC from REH Foundation, 2nd. softcover from REH Foundation
Format : Hardcover with dust jacket and two editions in softcover
Pages : viii plus 454
Cover : Photo on REH on the Foundation issues. Cover art by John Picacio on the MonkeyBrain Books edition
Illustrations : None

Notes

Written by Mark Finn
Limited edition of 150 copies each individually numbered and signed by the author.
Updated and expanded second edition.
This edition is more complete and up-to-date with new information discovered since the book was initially published in 2006, as well as more detailed examinations of some of Howard’s most famous and important characters and stories.

Mark Finn has written one of the very best biographies about Robert E. Howard. Mark Finn sets the record straight on Howard’s character. First published in a trade paperback edition in November 2006 by MonkeyBrain Books. A second, expanded and corrected edition was published in hardcover by The Robert E. Howard Foundation Press in January 2012; a trade paperback followed from the same publisher in 2013.

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