The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian: The Original Adventures of the Greatest Sword and Sorcery Hero of All Time!

Author: Robert E. Howard
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by blindluke   2019-07-21

The books have a different tone than the movies. But they are excellent. The best place to start is the three volume complete edition of the Howard stories:

  • The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian

  • The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • The Conquering Sword of Conan

by SurburbanCowboy   2019-07-21

You may want to revisit the old Conan stories, at least the ones written by Robert E. Howard. He definitely had a strong moral compass, and the stories had solid plots and antagonists. There's a terrific collection on Amazon which includes early drafts, synopses, and Howard's world-building exercise.

To answer your question if readers will still enjoy well-written adventure stories, I'm sure that's still the case.

https://www.amazon.com/Coming-Conan-Cimmerian-Original-Adventures/dp/0345461517/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?keywords=conan+the+barbarian+book&qid=1551454665&s=gateway&sr=8-1