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By Harold Lamb,Howard Andrew Jones,Scott Oden

Countless authors have swept us into the unique east, yet few dependent their stories there. In a time while westerners nonetheless spoke publicly approximately “the white man’s burden,” Harold Lamb was once crafting action-packed tales that includes Arabs, Mongols, and Hindus as heroic, sympathetic, and plausible characters: males of honor and integrity able to lay down their lives for his or her nations and their comrades.
Assembled during this quantity are 4 novellas and 3 brief tales gleaned from the paintings of 1 of the best pulp writers. Lamb finally gained acclaim and awards for his exact ancient study and used to be on a regular basis consulted via the country division for his center jap services, yet prior to any of that he drafted those exciting stories of adventure.
In “The Shield,” Khalil el Khadr reaches storied Constantinople previous to it's besieged by way of a horde of crusaders. He needs to continue to exist the intrigues of his competitors, pass the invading Franks, rescue the maiden less than his cost, and get away with the city’s most fantastic horse. trip to sixteenth-century India with the bright Daril ibn Athir, a talented Arab doctor with a pointy wit and a sharper sword that he needs to wield in 3 novellas to maintain schemers and assassins at bay. 3 shorter stories of heroes and maidens from wilderness lands around out this quantity, essential if you happen to thrill to stories of daring deeds and bold exploits.

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