The Witch from Hell’s Kitchen by Robert E. Howard


The novel features a muscular hero known on earth as Esau Cairn. He is transported through space to a world known as Almuric by unspecified scientific methods.


Witch – Hell’s Kitchen — The novel about a muscular hero known on earth as Esau Cairn.

Witch – Hell’s Kitchen — While there he battles with frightening monsters and beautiful women. Cairn becomes known as the Iron Hand due to his powerful punches and boxing skills.

The novel shares similar elements with the John Carter of Mars series by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Strange words to be murmured in the feast-hall of Naram-ninub. Amid the strain of lutes, the patter of fountains, and the tinkle of women’s laughter. The great hall attested the wealth of its owner, not only by its vast dimensions, but by the richness of its adornment. The glazed surface of the walls offered a bewildering variegation of colors. Blue, red, and orange enamels set off by squares of hammered gold.

The air was heavy with incense, mingled with the fragrance of exotic blossoms from the gardens without. The feasters, silk-robed nobles of Nippur, lounged on satin cushions, drinking wine poured from alabaster vessels. And caressing the painted and bejeweled playthings which Naram-ninub’s wealth had brought from all parts of the East.

There were scores of these; their white limbs twinkled as they danced, or shone like ivory among the cushions where they sprawled.



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