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A Hammer with an Edge: Swords in Fantasy Literature

by on Oct 1, 2013 in Nonfiction | 6 comments

Back in my early days, when I was still discovering fantasy literature, Robert E. Howard was the first author I remember reading who used swords for something other than hewing down his protagonist’s foes. This may sound surprising — this was REH, after all, creator of Conan and Solomon...

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