One of the greatest poetic epics ever written, the tale of the Iliad tells the tale of the great war of the Greeks against the Trojans to recover a runaway bride of a great Greek king. The main hero, Achilles, goes along for the glory and servitude of the war and ends up showing just how human this supposedly immortal hero can be. ... [click here for more]
After the brutal war with the Trojans and the mourning of the death of Achilles, the heroic king Ulysses sets course for home but in the process insults the god Poseidon. The angry god causes Ulysses and his crew to wander the sea for years as they get tempted by banished gods, fight off mighty monsters and even descend to the gates of the Greek hell, Tartarus, to rescue a wayward crew member. Meanwhile... [click here for more]
The definitive 10-volume set of Robert E. Howard's weird fiction and poetry (with all texts meticulously restored to the original versions as published in Weird Tales and other magazines) kicks off with Shadow Kingdoms.
This volume begins with "Spear and Fang," Howard's first professional fiction sale, and concludes with "Red Thunder," a poem. Included are:
Two-Gun... [click here for more]