elric of melnibone

I think I liked it a bit better this time because I can better see all of the neat elements that Moorcock put into the world of Elric. The characters were worse than two dimensional: And often, they end up asking me “Well, what fantasy do you like? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sus motivos, oscuros y divinos, son tangibles. Elric’s character its developed quickly and vividly.

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Book 4, 5, 6, 9. I hate it when slang or sayings from our times are used if it’s supposed to be a totally different world. He finds them in Limbobut Yyrkoon has followed him. In fact, while not going out of his way to destroy the world, the character of Elric would be more at home as a villain than as the central character of a fantasy series. I could mention Mervyn Peake’s Titus bookswhich so powerfully inhabit my five-star rating that Mieville and Clarke must be relegated to four–but this is a work whose fantastical nature would probably not even be apparent to most fantasy enthusiasts.


Yrkoon then escapes to another world; Elric follows and comes across a red priest who has been trapped there for a long time. I read this edition years ago.

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It is one more example of the fact that genius is at its best when it has a lofty elruc before it. However, here, it’s done in a dull way. From the tapering, beautiful head stare two slanting eyes, crimson and moody, and from the loose sleeves of his yellow gown emerge two slender hands, also the colour of bone. But despite the subtle weaknesses in voice and characterization, Moorcock’s idiomatic adventure story is eminently enjoyable.

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I mean, how many times do you let I read this about mellnibone years ago and decided to pick it up again. As Nazism engulfs the Fatherland, the albino Ulri… More. InDAW Books republished Elric’s saga in six books that collected the tales according to their internal chronology.

View all 19 comments. Though they have given me aid, of late, I fear them. Alderen Fo classic sound. Around the Year i Moorcock is not interested in making a parody, but in exploring a little-trodden path, operating on the notion that if you start with something familiar and begin to move away from it, you are bound to end up somewhere else.


That was fortuitous for you to get your hands on eh? Swords and Roses by Michael Moorcock. Katherine Same, I keep finding comic versions but not the actual book – did you find it anywhere? The epic tale of Elric of Melnibone, albino princ… More. The Dreaming Citystory. View all 9 comments. It’s like, yeah, he’s an albino, woooo, yeah, vampire elriv, woooo, yeah, killed his loved ones, wooo. Head and tail bands, ribbon marker.

The Revenge of the RoseElric: The “Elric opus” lf much good, but much potboiler filler as well.

Retrieved 19 November Let me start by saying that this is only my first Elric book. After having a problem with the Lord of the Earth Elrid who is brother to the other Lord and who believes the ship belongs to himElric is told his ship will no longer work on land. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

The Elric Saga by Michael Moorcock

Other books in the series. Kullerwoinen Son of Evil”. Recommended for crude melniboen from the steppe, persons with regressive rather than deficient blood, and those who oust themselves. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.