Lord of the Dead

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Lord of the Dead
Lord of the dead.jpg
Cover of the first edition
AuthorRobert E. Howard
IllustratorG. Duncan Eagleson
Cover artistG. Duncan Eagleson
CountryUnited States
GenreCrime short stories
PublisherDonald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.
Publication date
Media typePrint (hardback)
Pages187 pp
813/.52 19
LC ClassPS3515.O842 L6 1981

Lord of the Dead is a collection of crime short stories by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in 1981 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,250 copies. The stories are pastiches of Sax Rohmer.


  • "Introduction—From Limehouse to River Street", by Robert E. Briney
  • "The Lord of the Dead"
  • "Names in the Black Book"
  • "The Mystery of Tannernoe Lodge", with Fred Blosser