Elric of Melnibone (Elric, #1)
Publish date: October 19th 1976
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, Speculative Fiction
, Dark Fantasy
, Heroic Fantasy
, Sword And Sorcery
Series: The Elric Saga (#1)
This was a re-read because I hadn't read it in years. Classic sword and sorcery. Elric is one of the most depressing characters I've ever encountered in Fantasy, but he has a magic sword and a purpose in the grand scheme of things. What's great about this book and the rest of the series is the wri...
This is the first book in The Elric Saga, possibly Michael Moorcock's most classic Fantasy series. It's very much in the sword and sorcery category with magic, magical swords, quests and obstacles and everything that makes for a good adventure. The one problem I have with the series is that it's s...
This is the first of the six Elric books; the series is supposed to the be the quintessential dark fantasy and ground-breaking when published in the 60s and 70s for its anti-hero protagonist. Neil Gaiman is a fan. A blurb on the cover by Michael Chabon called the author "the greatest writer of post-...
I liked it! Should I read more?
This book is COOL: Sorcerers, elemental lords, gods of chaos and law, sentient runeblade, and magical artifacts. Reading this book feels like traveling on World of Warcraft's Azeroth. The differences are that there are no general fantasy race like elves and orcs, and the story is deeper. I've played...