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Swords from the West Paperback – 1 September 2009

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"Lamb knew how to write straight-ahead adventure the way Michelangelo knew how to paint."--S. M. Stirling-- (03/06/2009)

"As a young writer and history buff, I loved Harold Lamb, and this reprinting of the seventeen so-called "Crusader stories" from Adventure Magazine reminded me why. . . . His imagination, his gifts of plot and action writing, and his passion for worlds and peoples not white, not western and not like us, make the book a delight to read."--Cecelia Holland, Historical Novels Review--Cecelia Holland "Historical Novels Review "

"Rest assured that every single solitary tale within the covers of Swords From the West is worth reading."--Deuce Richardson, Cimmerian--Deuce Richardson"Cimmerian" (09/30/2009)

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Harold Lamb (1892-1962), who wrote biographies and screenplays as well as historical fiction, is best remembered for his tales of Cossacks and Crusaders. Howard Andrew Jones is the managing editor of Black Gate magazine and the editor of the Bison Books editions of Harold Lamb's Wolf of the Steppes, Warriors of the Steppes, Riders of the Steppes, and Swords of the Steppes. Robert Weinberg is the author of sixteen novels including The Web of Arachnos and Spinning the Clay into Stars. The author of several nonfiction books and the editor of many anthologies, he has also been writing comic books for the past several years. More information about Harold Lamb and his works is available at www.haroldlamb.com.

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3.0 out of 5 stars Lamb - a great writer, but weak on historical accuracy
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