The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard

Del Rey, 2008. Illustrated by Greg Staples. Reprinted in a deluxe harcover edition by Subterranean Press in 2011.

Stories

The Black Stone

Originally published in Weird Tales, November 1931.

The Fire of Asshurbanipal (Weird Tales version)

Originally published in Weird Tales, December 1936.

Howard originally wrote “The Fire of Asshurbanipal” as a straight Oriental adventure story. He later rewrote the story, adding supernatural elements, for its publication in Weird Tales.

People of the Dark

Originally published in Strange Tales, June 1932.

Features Conan the Reaver, not generally considered to be the same character as Howard’s more famous Conan of Cimmeria, although he is quite similar.

Worms of the Earth

Originally published in Weird Tales, November 1932.

Poems

Miscellanea