Dark Valley Destiny
The Life of Robert E. Howard
By L. Sprague deCamp, Catherine Crook deCamp, and Jane Whittington Griffin
From a winner of the Hugo, World Fantasy and SFWA Grand MAster awards
This is the definitive biography of Robert E. Howard, a giant of the pulp era, who created the archetypal brooding fantasy figure. To the general public, he is virtually unknown, but millions are familiar with the name and exploits of his most famous creation: Conan, the barbarian.
L. Sprague de Camp (Author)
Lyon Sprague de Camp was born in 1907 and died in 2000. During a writing career that spanned seven decades, he wrote over a hundred books in the areas of science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, non-fiction and biography. Although arguably best known for his continuation of Robert E. Howard's Conan stories, de Camp was an important figure in the formative period of modern SF, alongside the likes of Isaac Asimov and Robert A. Heinlein, and was a winner of the Hugo, World Fantasy Life Achievement and SFWA Grand Master awards.
Catherine Crook de Camp (Author)
Catherine Crook de Camp (1907-2000) was an American SF and fantasy writer. She mainly worked in collaboration with her husband, L. Sprague de Camp.
Jane Whittington Griffin (Author)
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29 Sep 2011
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