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Robert E. Howard's Weird Works Volume 5: Valley of the Worm

by Robert E. Howard

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name.

Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life, harking *way* back before detailed historical records.

A fearless warrior battles men, a sabre-tooth tiger, a huge snake, and a vile monstrosity that can at best be compared to a gigantic worm.

I don't rate this as one of Howard's finest short stories but it was still worth reading. ( )
  PhilSyphe | Jan 1, 2014 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0809511355, Hardcover)

The fifth collection of Robert E. Howard's fantasy work from the legendary pulp magazine Weird Tales (and several of its rivals) features another lineup filled with classic fiction and poetry from Howard's greatest writing years. Included in this volume are four stories with Howard's most famous character, Conan ("Black Colossus," "The Slithering Shadow," "The Pool of the Black One," and "Rogues in the House"), as well as several historical and contemporary fantasies.

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