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Swords from the desert

Author: Harold Lamb; Howard A Jones
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories featuring Arabs, Mongols, and Hindus as heroic, sympathetic, and believable characters: men of honor and integrity ready to lay down their lives for their countries and their  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Adventure fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Lamb; Howard A Jones
ISBN: 9780803225169 0803225164
OCLC Number: 316514378
Description: xvi, 306 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The rogue's girl --
The shield --
The guest of Karadak --
The road to Kandahar --
The light of the palace --
The way of the girl --
The eighth wife.
Responsibility: Harold Lamb ; edited by Howard Andrew Jones ; introduction by Scott Oden.

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"Lamb was an expert plotter. His stories...fly forward with the velocity of galloping horsemen. Robert E. Howard, the creator of Conan, viewed them as models...Like a burial mound's hidden hoard of Read more...

 
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