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The Bluebird Bet (Welcome to Tall Pines eTroduced him to me when I was young and I read for the first time in myarly teens Although I not sure if I can call him my favorite author he is probably the most influential I think of him as a mentorI learned that a book had been written about him by someone who personally knew him a few years ago on the internet Since then I have seen the movie based upon it The Whole Wide World and read many xcerptsAmanda gave me a copy of this book I have now
Learned It Is Fairly Rare it is fairly rare Christmas and I didn t wait to dig in This was the story of my mentor after all5 CharactersExcellentThis is a nonfiction book but the author still does an xcellent job of conveying the characters to the readers I felt like I knew both Bob and Novalyne while reading this I ve always felt like I ve known him but this book brought me closer to him than Mlynowski Teen Thriller ever For the first time he seems kind of normal and isn t such a maniac that other people have made him out to be4 PaceVery goodThe author does anxcellent job of giving us Reggie everything we want to know about Bob Howard Weeks are skipped in her account but it does not matter Everything moves along nicely In addition I still feel like I understood Novalyne s lifeven though the story focuses on her relationship with Howard5 StoryExcellentOf course I am going to love this story that goes without saying The author does an Switchback excellent job of making 1930s Texas come alive though I could see the little town of Cross Plains and I felt like a third passenger in the car during their rides and conversations In all the good ways this is a real romance though ill fated45 DialogueVery good withxcellent Marrying Marcus (Virgin Brides, exceptionsI think this dialogue is authentic Novalyne was known at the time for remembering and writing down her conversations and it s a techniue that I have tested successfully myself after reading Dracula Bob is full of life and vigor but some of the other characters kind of fall flat For instance Ethel s only lines seem to be oh my oh my and there isn t anythinglse there She says that Enid is a great person but all of Enid s dialogue makes her feel like a jerk35 StyleTechnicalGood with positive Belonging (Temptation, exceptionsThere are times that I wonder how much Novalyne may havembellished her memories Driving seems nearly impossible in the picture she paints and although I know cars were different back then it just feels dangerous from the way she describes it Her writing is otherwise clear and If Im Found (If I Run easy to follow44 OverallVery good with positivexceptionsI have wanted this book for a long time and I got it I am not disappointed This is reuired reading for any fan of Robert E Howard s writing who wants to know him better and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to know about writing life in "the 1930s Texas history people overly attached to their parents or anyone interested in a "1930s Texas history people overly attached to their parents or anyone interested in a romanceAbove all I think One Who Walked Alone is a story about the dreams we carry with us and what we do with them during the course of life Novalyne Price Ellis s remembrances of Robert E Howard are presented as CaddyGirls excerpts from her journals of the period They show bumps and flaws included her stormy relationship with the man she knew as Bob Howard The story that unfolds here through heryes shows that Howard s life was at least as interesting dramatic and deeply moving. He man himself during his final yearsNovalyne Price and Robert E Howard spent hours riding over the central Texas countryside and Howard talked Assignment enthusiastically and at length about the characters he created his dreams of the future his interest in history and his belief that he had lived other livesNovalyne Price the one girl whom he dated kept journals diaries and wrote short story likessays of. ,
It s gonna take me a bit to fully process this book but suffice to say it was tremendous This book is a must for fans of RE Howard You get a real feeling for who the creator of Conan and others was But also for Novalyne Price and the
of the Both of them were strong personalities also for Novalyne Price and the world of the time Both of them were strong personalities as much as they got along A wonderful memoir written by Novalyne Price Ellis a Texas schoolteacher who had a relationship with writer Robert E Howard Howard is best known for creating the character Conan the Barbarian Novalyne writes of being introduced to Howard through a mutual friend She an aspiring writer who had as yet failed to get published was impressed that Howard had work published and was making a living as a writer They soon developed a tumultuous friendshipmild romance though it seems they never got intimate than kissing Novalyne taught speech and history in the town of Cross Plains Texas and though she njoyed teaching she dreamed of becoming a writer She got pointers about writing and about the business "aspect of publishing from Howard Their romance had major problems Howard was "of publishing from Howard Their romance had major problems Howard was devoted to his mother specially once she got sick At 30 years old he still lived with his parents and had never lived on his own In 1930 s Texas a writer was looked down upon it was not considered an honest days work like a doctor or a farmer Robert lacked basic social skills and refused to go with Novalyne to parties or anything other than a private date He dressed like a slob He also said that women tied men down and he did not want to be died down For these reasons Novalyne decided Howard was not the romantic partner for her but she still wanted to be friends Towards the latter stages of their friendship Novalyne saw him becoming increasingly despondent His mother s health had deteriorated so much he spent all of his time caring for her and no longer had time to write He still courted Novalyne to be his girlfriend but by then she had moved on from that type of relationship with him He said to her I am paraphrasing A person needs a great cause or a great love I have neither Novalyne went away from Texas to study for her master s at LSU During her first weeks there she received a telegram saying Robert E Howard had killed himself He had been told his mother was in a coma and would likely never wake up As soon as he heard that he walked into his car took his gun out of the glove compartment and shot himself in the headOne Who Walked Alone was made into a movie the title was changed to The Whole Wide World but it remained faithful to the book It is an No Respect excellent movie as well as book I highly recommend both My very first impression of this book wasn t too favorable Novalyne Price starts off in a school girlishly gushy manner forxample she uses way The Spirituality Revolution exclamation marks seriously and not humorously t A very good look at Reobert E Howard in his last few years and a good look at his times as well This is the basis for thexcellent movie The Whole Wide World This is my favorite view of Robert E Howard This is a story of true yet untouchable love It shows the tormented genius of Robert E from the viewpoint of the women he loved and the women whom turly loved him Anyone who talks books and writing with me learns that I am a fan of Robert E Howard My brothers in. Robert E Howard killed himself on June 11 1936 He was thirty years of age Because of his talent and because of the sheer bulk of his writing achieved in so short a period of time Howard has attracted a contemporary following that is devoted to his bigger than life characters Conan Kull Solomon Kane Breckinridge ElkinsFor the first time information is available that provides a close observance of ,world of the
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As anything he set down on his typewriterThis is than just a memory of Robert E Howard though Novalyne Price Ellis s life was fascinating in its own right and I found myself at times sympathizing deeply for her and Times Frustrated Her Inability To "times frustrated with her inability to Howard I felt moved by her rebellion against society and yet saddened that she couldn t see past Howard s own inability to fit in with the people around him In other words I was swept up in her thoughts in her life and in the time period in which these Comptia Cysa+ Cybersecurity Analyst Certification Bundle (Exam Cs0-001) events unfoldThevents herein are by turns and sometimes all at once funny touching heartbreaking and uplifting We also get a fantastic insight into Howard s mindset as a writer as well as writing advice from the greatest pulp writer Economies and Cultures everMy only complaint about this book is that mydition has a picture of Renee Zellweger instead of Novalyne Price Ellis or Robert E Howard on the cover On the other hand the film The Whole Wide World does a wonderful job with the source material and perhaps Designing with Web Standards even importantly provided a reason to re issue this out of print book which is again out of print according to my resources and landed me a copy of it Good book but toward thend the author began to aggravate me This is a nonfiction work written by Novalyne Price Ellis who befriended and dated the author Robert E Howard Conan the Barbarian Solomon Kane he is the father of the Sword and Sorcery genre The book is taken directly from her journals or diary as it were She writes about the town of Cross Plains Texas the people in the town and her relationship with Robert E HowardThe thing I like most about the book is its insight into one of my favorite authors Of course she is describing Robert E Howard from a perspective of a potential boyfriend and not from a critical literary point of view Nonetheless she does detail his personality mannerisms and his overall demeanor as a person Howard was an intellectual introvert in a tiny Central West Texas town This in itself is a person Howard was an intellectual introvert in a tiny Central West Texas town This in itself is a combination The people in Cross Plains neither appreciated Howard as a writer nor as a person and Howard reacted to their attitudeEllis describes her relationship with Howard their long drives discussions about various things arguments they had about writing politics civilization Sadies Surrender (Oyster Harbor, etc All this I found interesting Where she began to aggravate me was in the fact that she tried to change Howard To make him fit in to the standard ideal of a Cross Plains type person Kudos for her honesty but if she genuinely did try to do this as she describes that she did she was a bit naive and probably did not understand the manIf you have an interest in Robert E Howard Pulp Fiction Fantasy novels andor th I really reallynjoyed this book so I had to give it five stars In fact I bawled my Structure Of The Nucleus eyes out at thend which pretty much never happens with me and books Jason had to help calm me down at two in the morning Thanks JasonIt s a non fiction account of the time that Novalyne Price spent with her then boyfriend Robert E Howard the great sword and sorcery writer who wrote Conan the Barbarian among many others Novalyn has a great nack for keeping you in the moment and it s fascninating to read because it s all real and takes place in the mid 1930 s She kept a journal of conversations and things so that she could. The conversations she had with Robert E Howard and other members of the Cross Plains community When Howard died she held on to the journals thinking that someday she would write about him One Who Walked Alone is the culmination of that dreamHere is an astonishing and remarkable link with the past Novalyne Price Ellis has written of Robert E Howard as she knew him This is not a second hand account.