Posted by : atcampbell | On : July 18, 2006

The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian by Robert E. Howard

Eight people attended this discussion at Jeff and Judy’s home. Our topic was a collection of stories featuring Robert E. Howard’s iconic barbarian character. These stories were presented in the order written, with the full original text restored wherever possible. This book was chosen largely to get ourselves acquainted with the REH theme of the upcoming Austin World Fantasy Convention. All of us read at least half the book, and five had finished it.

Conan kept getting involved in dangerous situations in exotic locales, and it was fun to see him get out of them. He used his brain and sometimes his sword, but

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