Red Nails Summary
Robert E. Howard

Everything you need to understand or teach Red Nails by Robert E. Howard.

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Red Nails Summary

Red Nails and the other Conan stories feature matter-of-fact nudity, violent fights, and frightening magic.

Nudity is a common theme of fantasy adventure fiction, for instance often found in the fiction of Edgar Rice Burroughs, author of the Tarzan books.

Red Nails features no graphic physical descriptions of naked people; the women tend to be undraped from the waist up, and Valeria is a notably muscular woman; the men tend to be undraped...

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