Conan The Rebel

Conan

Poul Anderson

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A grand adventure of the mighty thewed barbarian, from one of Fantasy’s biggest names

Conan, The name has inspired generations, one that resounds through time immemorial. Yet it all began with a handful of stories from Robert E. Howard. In the decades since, there have been feature films, television and comic book series, and numerous spin-off novels. In 1979, Poul Anderson—winner of a staggering eight Hugo and three Nebula Awards—wrote what is regarded as one of the finest adventures in the canon of Conan:

Conan the Rebel.

Conan the barbarian and Belit, his raven-haired beauty, lead a band of savage pirates striving to free Belit’s people from the iron grip of an evil reptile god and its cruel minions. Striking at the heart of tyranny, Conan must break the chains of oppression before eternal darkness claims them all.

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Chapter 1
 
The Vision of the Ax
 
 
Night lay heavy on Stygia. Where the great river emptied into its bay, no whisper of wind came off the ocean beyond. The sky was hazed, so that only a few stars glimmered in sight above Khemi, and it was as if they were embers of that furnace heat which the stones of the city still radiated after day had long departed. Outer walls lifted sheer to hold off any coolness the sea might have sent, even as they held off the world from the secret doings within. Around those iron-gated cliffs, watchtowers reared higher yet, their battlements

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“Mighty barbarians, savage pirates, freedom, and tyranny are at the heart of this grand adventure.”--Realms of Fantasy

“Fans of Robert E. Howard’s immortal barbarian will rejoice in this handsome reappearance of Anderson’s classic.”--Publishers Weekly

“The late Poul Anderson, SFWA Grand Master and winner of a staggering array of literary awards, was a giant in the field of science fiction. His touch for altering reality and re-creating the universe was unequaled, and Conan the Rebel bears the unmistakable Anderson touch. Clever plot twists and building tension will keep readers on edge until the end.”—The Baton Rouge Advocate

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Poul Anderson

The bestselling author of such classic novels as Brain Wave and The Boat of a Million Years, Poul Anderson won just about every award the science fiction and fantasy field has to offer. He has won multiple Hugos and Nebulas, the John W. Campbell Award, The Locus Poll Award, the Skylark Award, and the SFWA Grandmaster Award for Lifetime Achievement. His recent books include Harvest of Stars, The Stars are also On Fire, Operation Chaos, Operation Luna, Genesis, Mother of Kings, and Going for Infinity, a collection and retrospective of his life's work. Poul Anderson lived in Orinda, California where he passed away in 2001.

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Conan The Rebel
Poul Anderson

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
January 2003
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ISBN: 9781466834965
ISBN10: 146683496X
224 pages, one map spread
$7.99
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