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The Conan Chronicles

The Conan Chronicles( )
Author: Jordan, Robert
ISBN:978-1-85723-749-8
Publication Date:Dec 1999
Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group Limited
Imprint:Orbit Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $27.99
Book Description:

Before Robert Jordan conquered the bestseller lists with his phenomenally successful Wheel of Time series, he revived the legendary fantasy hero, Conan the Cimmerian. These widely acclaimed adventures introduced the world-famous barbarian to a new generation of readers. This volume contains three tales, CONAN THE DESTROYER, CONAN THE MAGNIFICENT and CONAN THE TRIUMPHANT, all of which feature the storytelling magic and epic splendour that have made Robert Jordan one of...
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Book Details
Pages:864
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Fantasy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.7 x 19.8 x 3 cm
Book Weight:0.32 Kilograms
Author Biography
Jordan, Robert (Author)
Robert Jordan was born James Oliver Rigney Jr. on October 17, 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina. He received a B.S. in physics from The Citadel in 1974. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam with the U.S. Army and won The Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star and two Vietnamese Crosses of Gallantry. From 1974 to 1978, he worked for the U.S. Civil Service as a nuclear engineer.

During the 1980's, he began writing several novels for the Conan the Barbarian series that was created in the 1930's by Robert E. Howard. He also wrote under many pseudonyms, which include the historical novels The Fallon Blood (1980), The Fallon Pride (1981) and The Fallon Legacy (1982) as Reagan O'Neal; and the western Cheyenne Riders (1982) as Jackson O'Reilly. He wrote articles for periodicals for the Library Journal, Fantasy Review and Science Fiction Review as Chang Lung. He was the author of the Wheel of Time series and The Towers of Midnight.

He died on September 16, 2007 following a battle with cardiac amyloidosis. Jordan was cremated and his ashes buried in the churchyard of St. James Church in Goose Creek, outside Charleston.

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