The Weird of the White Wolf (The Elric Saga #3) by Michael Moorcock - Book Review 21, Aug

After reading the prequel Elric of Malnibone (review), I wanted to read the first original stories, which were collected and published in this volume.

Elric of Melniboné (The Elric Saga #1) by Michael Moorcock - Book Review 21, Aug

I've been in the mood for some classic SF/F lately, and since I've been meaning to re-read the Elric saga this seemed like the perfect, timely choice.

Elric of Melniboné and Other Stories by Michael Moorcock –Book Review 29, Jul


Genre: Fantasy
Subgenre: Sword & sorcery, dark fantasy, classic fantasy
Format: Paperback
Length: 384 pages


This is a review of the first of the Gollancz editions that came out earlier this decade. Gollancz apparently wanted to publish the definitive Michael Moorcock collection.  Now, the argument can be made that Gollancz did not entirely succeed because, now that I’m done with Elric of Melnibone, I’m not entirely sure which Elric collection to pick up next. Oh, well, nothing a Google search won’t resolve. Elric of Melniboné collects several essays penned by Moorcock, an Introduction by Alan Moore, a prequel short story, telling of an earlier incarnation of the Eternal Champion, the script of the comic book that tells of the origins of Elric’s sorcerous power and his first back-and-forth with his duplicitous, power-hungry cousin, Yyrkoon.