Editorial Reviews. Review. As some cover blurbs so rightly state, ” Before Kull: Exile of Atlantis – Kindle edition by Robert E. Howard, Justin Sweet, Patrice Louinet, Steve Tompkins. Download it once and read it on your Kindle. Banished from his home world, the warrior Kull becomes the king of the all of Howard’s stories featuring Kull: “Exile of Atlantis,” “The Shadow. Kull: Exile of Atlantis by Robert E. Howard. * If you’re not — or not looking to become — a reader of sword-and-sorcery or fantasy tales, then you can probably .

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View all 7 comments. A collection of some of Howard’s earliest stories. Aug 03, Wtlantis rated it really liked it. Just so you know, some of the books we review are received free from publishers.

Current Giveaways Our favorite books of Giveaway! Kull li Here we are again; another installment of Dangerous Dan’s Book Reviews, because after all, you can only hide from the law in a brothel for so long before the girls start demanding oc for services rendered. Frat boy values do not equal masculinity.

This collection of related kkull was way more awesome than I had expected. Exile of Atlantis by Robert E. The 2 page stories “the altar and the scorpion, and ‘the curse of the golden skull’ were amongst my favourites, these brief revenge tales only have mentions of Kull, but set in Valusia they transported me into a vanished world of adventure and supernatural danger.

Howard Library 2 by Robert E. Indeed whilst Conan at,antis the original He-man, Kull is the original Conan. If you are familiar with Conan or Solomon Kane stories, you know that they vary pretty widely in quality.


Exile of Atlantis – Wikipedia

Please try the search box located under this menu. You fear not me? If you plan to buy this book, you can support FanLit by clicking on the book cover above and buying it and anything else at Amazon. Admittedly, this gets a little repetitive, but Howard’s writing is pretty good and the stories tend to mix up the details at least a bit to keep things interesting. These are stories of Kull, of Atlantis, barbarian iull sav Well, this is certainly one for atlantiw Howard completists.

Kull broods boy, does he brood. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. If I betray your trust, deal with me likewise.

Kull: Exile of Atlantis – Del Rey

Winners are announced in ov comments. Best of the Years Fun! Robert E Howard stopped writing Kull stories in As always with these Del Rey versions of Howard’s work, the accompanying essays, untitled fragments, poems, and artwork make for a well-rounded and enjoyable collection.

The color and the gayety of the day had given way to the eerie stillness of night. Great for a long car ride!

Kull finds himself bewildered and disgusted by the laws that insist a person must be put to death for marrying an exipe of their race. He was formerly a world history and literature teacher.

Exile of Atlantis

It is also great for those who just want to read about another of Howard’s characters, those who want a change from Conan, although of all of them Kull is probably the most Conon like. Tell me, wizard who is wiser than most men, tell me are there worlds beyond our worlds? This volume First time reading this volume but I have read most of the Kull stories at one time or another before. In the end, Exille had a great time with this book, and I do regret that Howard never did more with his first barbarian king.


I object to Kaanuub for many atlanris, yet most of all for the fact that he is but a figure-head. The stories are in their original format, so many atlnatis just fragments.

He shied from no one, neither earthly nor otherworldly foes. Aug 04, David rated it it was amazing. Instead of depth and quality, we atlanttis treated to shallowness and superficial flashiness in music, film and literature.

And in proof of trust, look ye! A handful of others were found and published in the 60’s.

Kull, Exile of Atlantis: Foundational reading for the sword & sorcery fan

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Still this is a good read and like the Conan stories and other of Howard’s works can be read over and over with continued enjoyment.

The stories are presented just as Howard wrote them, with all subsequent editorial emendations removed.

For sure, Kull and his stories harken from a different era, one in which men could be unashamedly masculine and warriors need not apologize for their blood-letting. I dont like fully illastrated version by Del Rey. It is effectively a prequel to the other Kull stories, detailing the events that led Kull to be exiled by his tribe, as well as foreshadowing Kull’s future as a great king through the use of a prophetic dream.

As noted, the writing is often fine, and from the viewpoint of ahlantis fantasy fan, this is foundational reading. Mar 28, Dan Schwent rated it really liked it Shelves: Before this story was published, Howard told his contemporary, Fxile.