Michael moorcock elric of melnibone

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Elric of Melniboné (The Elric Saga, #1) by Michael Moorcock

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 Moorcocks remarkable epic of conflict and adventure at the dawn of human history...Included is a dramatic introduction read by Michael Moorcock over 10 mins in length.
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Michael Moorcock - Le cycle d'Elric

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.
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The Elric Saga by Michael Moorcock

During this period Moorcock has filled in gaps within the chronology of the original series as published in Science Fantasy magazine, as well as periodically revising and occasionally retitling both individual stories and books. The first version of the Elric Saga consisted of nine novelettes and novellas, which were written at the behest of John Cornell , editor of Science Fantasy , and chronologically detail Elric's life from the sacking of Imrryr to his death. These were collected in two books: The Stealer of Souls and Stormbringer , with the first five stories appearing in the former and the last four being abridged and partially revised to form the latter. The Stormbringer novellas would eventually be restored to their original forms and further revised for the edition. All nine stories are included in the collection Elric A tenth story, written contemporaneously to the Science Fantasy stories and appearing therein as well is To Rescue Tanelorn Later novellas have effectively rendered it an 'out-of-continuity' story and it has never been published as part of the Elric Saga proper, although it can be placed chronologically within the Saga see Chronological List of Elric Stories.

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The Elric Saga by Michael Moorcock. There are several versions of the Elric saga out there. The first six books on this list are generally thought of as the core series. Book 1. Here are the first tales of the albino sorcerer-p… More. Want to Read. Shelving menu.

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Elric is symbiotically bound to his runesword Stormbringer. From the tapering, beautiful head stare two slanting eyes, crimson and moody He was born with albinism , making his flesh pale, his hair white, and his eyes a deep crimson. He is very tall, slender to the point of gauntness, yet elegantly muscled. When not in armour, Elric favours all-black garb, but has been known to dress as a mercenary, donning wildly clashing barbarian attire.

Writing for NPR , Jason Sheehan calls Elric "far and away the coolest, grimmest, moodiest, most elegant, degenerate, drug-addicted, cursed, twisted and emotionally weird mass murderer of them all. Only the capital city, Immyr, has not reverted to wilderness. Slavery and torture are common practices. Elric, a sickly albino, requires potions and magic to sustain his health. He has spent much of his youth on Dreaming Couches, which allowed him to learn from virtual years worth of experiences in a short time. Elric is in love with his cousin, Cymoril.

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  1. Custodio C. says:

    Elric of Melniboné is a fictional character created by Michael Moorcock and the protagonist of a series of sword and sorcery stories taking place on an alternative .

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