The Further Chronicles of Conan

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The Further Chronicles of Conan
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Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Robert Jordan
Cover artist Gary Ruddell
Country United States
Language English
Series Tor Conan Chronicles
Genre Fantasy novels
Publisher Tor Books
Publication date
1999
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 509 pp
ISBN 0-312-87195-3
OCLC 42427381
Dewey Decimal 813/.54 21
LC Class PS3560.O7617 A6 1999
Preceded by The Conan Chronicles
Followed by Sagas of Conan

The Further Chronicles of Conan is a collection of fantasy novels written by Robert Jordan featuring the sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian, created by Robert E. Howard. The book was first published in hardcover in October 1999 by Tor Books, with a trade paperback edition following in September 2004 from the same publisher.[1][2] It collects three novels previously published by Tor.

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Reviewer Bob Byrne writes that "it seems to be generally agreed that Jordan's works are among the best of the non-Howard efforts (of course, some will disagree)." In his own reading of the collection, "this Conan is not the comedian-ish version portrayed by Ah-nuld S. in the two movies, and "a bit more of the noble savage and less of the wild barbarian than I expected." He finds Jordan's writing "nicely descriptive without being quite as wordy as he grew to be in the latter half of the Wheel of Time series."[3]

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