The best horror stories and poems by Robert E. Howard is collected in this beautiful book by Subterranean Press.

The UK based small press Wandering Star issued glorious editions of Robert E. Howard’s work, including The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane, Bran Mak Morn, The Ultimate Triumph, as well as two volumes of Howard’s Conan tales. Subterranean Press followed this when Wandering Star folded. It’s basically a beautiful reprint of Del Reys book.

Contents

  •  The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard • interior artwork by Greg Staples
  • xv • Foreword (The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard) • (2008) • essay by Greg Staples
  • xvii • Introduction (The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard) • essay by Rusty Burke
  • 1 • In the Forest of Villefère • [De Montour] • (1925) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 5 • A Song of the Werewolf Folk • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 6 • Wolfshead • [De Montour] • (1926) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 27 • Up, John Kane! • (1977) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 28 • Remembrance • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 29 • The Dream Snake • (1928) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 35 • Sea Curse • [Faring Town] • (1928) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 41 • The Moor Ghost • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 42 • Moon Mockery • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 43 • The Little People • (1970) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 49 • Dead Man’s Hate • (1930) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 50 • The Tavern • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 51 • Rattle of Bones • [Solomon Kane] • (1929) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 57 • The Fear That Follows • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 58 • The Spirit of Tom Molyneaux • (2008) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 71 • Casonetto’s Last Song • (1973) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 75 • The Touch of Death • (1930) • short story by Robert E. Howard (variant of The Fearsome Touch of Death)
  • 80 • Out of the Deep • [Faring Town] • (1967) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 88 • A Legend of Faring Town • [Faring Town] • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 89 • Restless Waters • (1974) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 95 • The Shadow of the Beast • non-genre • (1977) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 104 • The Dead Slaver’s Tale • (1974) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 105 • Dermod’s Bane • (1967) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 110 • The Hills of the Dead • [Solomon Kane] • (1930) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 131 • Dig Me No Grave • [Cthulhu Mythos Tales] • (1937) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 142 • The Song of a Mad Minstrel • (1931) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 143 • The Children of the Night • [Cthulhu Mythos Tales] • (1931) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 158 • Musings (“The little poets sing of little things …”) • (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 159 • The Black Stone • [Cthulhu Mythos Tales] • (1931) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 176 • The Thing on the Roof • [Cthulhu Mythos Tales] • (1932) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 184 • The Dweller in Dark Valley • (1965) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 185 • The Horror from the Mound • (1932) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 200 • A Dull Sound as of Knocking • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 201 • People of the Dark • (1932) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 217 • Delenda Est • (1968) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 223 • The Cairn on the Headland • (1933) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 240 • Worms of the Earth • [Bran Mak Morn] • (1932) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 268 • The Symbol • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 269 • The Valley of the Lost • (1975) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 289 • The Hoofed Thing • [Cthulhu Mythos Tales] • (1970) • novelette by Robert E. Howard (variant of Usurp the Night)
  • 305 • The Noseless Horror • (1970) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 318 • The Dwellers Under the Tomb • (1976) • short story by Robert E. Howard (variant of The Dwellers Under the Tombs)
  • 337 • An Open Window • (1932) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 338 • The House of Arabu • (1952) • novelette by Robert E. Howard (variant of The Witch from Hell’s Kitchen)
  • 360 • The Man on the Ground • (1933) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 365 • Old Garfield’s Heart • (1933) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 376 • Kelly the Conjure-Man • (1964) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 379 • Black Canaan • (1936) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 409 • To a Woman (“Though fathoms deep you sink me in the mold…”) • (1933) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 409 • One Who Comes at Eventide • (1933) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 410 • The Haunter of the Ring • (1934) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 424 • Pigeons from Hell • (1938) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 449 • The Dead Remember • (1936) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 456 • The Fire of Asshurbanipal • [Cthulhu Mythos Tales] • (1936) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 478 • Untitled fragment (“A grey sky arched over…”) • [Bran Mak Morn] • (1969) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 479 • Which Will Scarcely Be Understood • (1937) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 483 • Golnor the Ape • (1985) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 487 • Spectres in the Dark • (1985) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 498 • The House • (2003) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 505 • Untitled Fragment (“Beneath the glare of the sun…”) • (1967) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 509 • Notes on the Original Howard Texts (The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard) • essay by uncredited

Notes

Limited Edition:
750 numbered copies signed by Greg Staples

Deluxe Edition:
50 numbered copies signed by the artist, bound in leather, housed in a leather slipcase.
Contains all of the black and white artwork from the Del Rey edition. In addition, the seven full page black and white illustrations are reproduced as full color plates.

Edited by Rusty Burke
Art Director: Marcelo Anciano
Typographer: Stuart Williams
The texts for this edition were based on Howard’s original typescripts or the first published appearance if a typescript was unavailable.

Publisher: Subterranean Press
Year : 2010
Book No. : ISBN-13: 978-159606-332-7
Edition : 1st
Format : Hardcover with dustjacket
Pages : 560
Cover : Greg Staples
Illustrations : Greg Staples
The slipcase

The best horror stories and poems by Robert E. Howard is collected in this beautiful book by Subterranean Press.

The UK based small press Wandering Star issued glorious editions of Robert E. Howard’s work, including The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane, Bran Mak Morn, The Ultimate Triumph, as well as two volumes of Howard’s Conan tales. Subterranean Press followed this when Wandering Star folded. It’s basically a beautiful reprint of Del Reys book.

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