‘Worms of the Earth’ is a short story by American fantasy fiction writer Robert E. Howard. It was originally published in the magazine Weird Tales in November 1932, then again in this collection of Howard’s short stories. The story features one of Howard’s recurring protagonists, Bran Mak Morn, a legendary king of the Picts. 

Contents

  •  Worms of the Earth • interior artwork by David Ireland
  • 9 • Foreword (Worms of the Earth) • (1932) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 17 • The Lost Race • [Bran Mak Morn] • (1927) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 38 • Men of the Shadows • [Bran Mak Morn] • (1969) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 74 • Kings of the Night • [Bran Mak Morn] • (1930) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 130 • A Song of the Race • [Bran Mak Morn] • (1969) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 133 • Worms of the Earth • [Bran Mak Morn] • (1932) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 185 • Untitled fragment (“A grey sky arched over…”) • [Bran Mak Morn] • (1969) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 191 • The Dark Man • [Turlogh O’Brien] • (1931) • novelette by Robert E. Howard

Notes

Four interior full page black & white illustrations.
Three poems are included as untitled verse in “Men of the Shadows”:
“Chant of the White Beard”
“Rune”
“Song of the Pict”

Publisher: Donald M. Grant
Year : 1974
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st
Format : Hardcover with dust jacket  (5.25 x 8.8 inches)
Pages : 233
Cover : David Ireland
Illustrations : David Ireland

 

 

‘Worms of the Earth’ is a short story by American fantasy fiction writer Robert E. Howard. It was originally published in the magazine Weird Tales in November 1932, then again in this collection of Howard’s short stories. The story features one of Howard’s recurring protagonists, Bran Mak Morn, a legendary king of the Picts. 

Tags: Bran Mak Morn / David Ireland / Donald M. Grant / Robert E. Howard / Turlogh O'Brien