Thursday, February 21, 2019

Mar Apr Groupreads - Haggard's Eric Brighteyes and Hocking's Emerald Lotus

The Sword and Sorcery Group on Goodreads
invites you to the Mar Apr 2019 groupreads

 (two topics, two months; click on links to the discussions):

(1) Haggard's Eric Brighteyes

(2) Conan and the Emerald Lotus - by John C Hocking

Banner Credits

- 1978 unknown/uncredited artist for the H. Rider Haggard book "Eric Brighteyes"
- 1999 Ken Kelly, Cover for "Conan and the Emerald Lotus" by John C. Hocking

Conan and the Emerald Lotus by John C. Hocking the 1995 pastiche which has a 2019 sequel (of sorts) with a serialized novelette in Marvel's Conan The Barbarian (2019-) #1(penned by John C Hocking, included as a parallel story with the comic). That series started release this year in January and continues!

Sword and Sorcery in 1891!; Indeed, Eric Brighteyes was written then by H. Rider Haggard, also known for:
She: A History of Adventure and Ayesha: The Return of She
King Solomon's Mines and Allan Quatermain

BTW, DMR books recent blog post on Haggard

interior illustrations by Lancelot Speed, 1891; that link shows many, and here are two:
"Eric and Skallagrim boarding the Raven" // "All Night Long Gudura Sat in the Bride's Seat"
descriptionLancelot Speed's image All Night