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Elric of Melniboné (Elric, #1) It Is The Colour Of A Bleached Skull, His Flesh And The Long Hair That Flows Below His Shoulders Is Milk White From The Tapering, Beautiful Head Stare Two Slanting Eyes, Crimson And Moody.He Is Elric, Emperor Of Melnibone, Cursed With A Keen And Cynical Intelligence, Schooled In The Art Of Sorcery The Hero Of Michael Moorcock S Remarkable Epic Of Conflict And Adventure At The Dawn Of Human HistoryIncluded Is A Dramatic Introduction Read By Michael Moorcock Over 10 Mins In Length.



10 thoughts on “Elric of Melniboné (Elric, #1)

  1. says:

    I have spent a long time searching for a modern fantastical epic which is worth reading It seems like there should be one, out there, somewhere I have so enjoyed the battlefields of Troy, the dank cavern of Grendel s dam, Dido s lament, Ovid s hundred wild spun tales, perfidious Odysseus, the madness of Orlando, Satan s twisted rhetoric, and Gilgamesh s se


  2. says:

    After reading and having my hair blown back by The Swords Trilogy The Knight of the Swords,The Queen of the Swords and The King of the Swords , I decided to dive into the adventures of Moorcock s most famous avatar of the Eternal Champion, Elric of Melnibone.This first installment serves as a nice introduction to the contemplative albino sorcerer, who rules th


  3. says:

    I have always detested Michael Moorcock.As a fantasy reader whose passion for Tolkien s writing knows no boundaries, I have always had a hard time swallowing the venomous spite and blind arrogance with which he s been denouncing the champion of my fantasy dreams Generally speaking, I never felt anything against authors who attempted to step out of Tolkien s shadow


  4. says:

    Elric of FREAKIN Melnibone.A supersized but colorless everlasting gobstopper of fantasy have at you.If he were a mongoose, he d be Elrici tiki tavi.If he were a professional wrestler pronounced RASTLER in Memphis he d be Elric Flair Wooooooooooooo If he were an amateur bowler in California and part time brother Shamus he d be El Ricerino and only if we were not into t


  5. says:

    This is some epic awesomeness.I m an absolute sucker for the grand sweeping personal quests to gainand yetmagical power in the service of rescuing your one true love, casting aside morals, the greater good, your own health, and possibly your own sanity This tale holds up perfectly after all this time All the best aspects of modern fantasy are encapsulated and written with


  6. says:

    It pleases me to return, after many years, to the saga of Elric VIII, Emperor of Melnibone, the doomed albino with the icy demeanor and imperious nature whose constant companion is Stormbringer, a bloodthirsty talking sword Elric is the sickly descendant of a haughty alien race, a long line of amoral conquerors and wielders of magic Many of his nobles including his cousin, th


  7. says:

    This is the tale of Elric before he was called Woman slayer, before the final collapse of Melnibone This is the tale of his rivalry with his cousin Yirkoon and his love for his cousin Cymoril, before that rivalry and that love brought Imrryr, the Dreaming City, crashing in flames, raped by the reavers from the Young Kingdoms This is the tale of the two black swords, Stormbringer


  8. says:

    This is THE classic sword and sorcery tale that came about in the early 1960s Note that I am referencing when Elric first appeared which was in Moorcock s novella, The Dreaming City Science Fantasy 47, June 1961 Wiki.Note that this is one of my early reviews so the format is different CONCEPT Very interesting This one was done in the 60s before there were a lot of Sci fi Fantasy writ


  9. says:

    You know, I kept seeing Moorcock s Elric stories referred to by authors I enjoyed greatly as being totally inspirational and important to the beginnings of New Weird fiction which is what people who write Urban Fantasy but want to be taken seriously call their work So I m going on vacation and I think to myself This ll be the perfect thing to read on the beach or in transit fun, surprisi


  10. says:

    This is the first book of a classic fantasy series with an iconic anti hero From what I understand the author tried to create something different from The Lord of the Rings at the time this book was published the majority of fantasy genre consisted of The Lord of the Rings clones Considering that the series now has a status of genre classics, the author succeeded The main hero Elric is an al


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About the Author: Michael Moorcock

Michael John Moorcock is an English writer primarily of science fiction and fantasy who has also published a number of literary novels Moorcock has mentioned The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Apple Cart by George Bernard Shaw and The Constable of St Nicholas by Edward Lester Arnold as the first three books which captured his imagination He became editor of Tarzan Adventures in 1956, Michael John Moorcock is an English writer primarily of science fiction and fantasy who has also published a number of literary novels Moorcock has mentioned The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Apple Cart by George Bernard Shaw and The Constable of St Nicholas by Edward Lester Arnold as the first three books which captured his imagination He became editor of Tarzan Adventures in 1956, at the age of sixteen, and later moved on to edit Sexton Blake Library As editor of the controversial British science fiction magazine New Worlds, from May 1964 until March 1971 and then again from 1976 to 1996, Moorcock fostered the development of the science fiction New Wave in the UK and indirectly in the United States His serialization of Norman Spinrad s Bug Jack Barron was notorious for causing British MPs to condemn in Parliament the Arts Council s funding of the magazine.During this time, he occasionally wrote under the pseudonym of James Colvin, a house pseudonym used by other critics on New Worlds A spoof obituary of Colvin appeared in New Worlds 197 January 1970 , written by William Barclay another Moorcock pseudonym Moorcock, indeed, makes much use of the initials JC , and not entirely coincidentally these are also the initials of Jesus Christ, the subject of his 1967 Nebula award winning novella Behold the Man, which tells the story of Karl Glogauer, a time traveller who takes on the role of Christ They are also the initials of various Eternal Champion Moorcock characters such as Jerry Cornelius, Jerry Cornell and Jherek Carnelian Inrecent years, Moorcock has taken to using Warwick Colvin, Jr as yet another pseudonym, particularly in his Second Ether fiction