Tag: Michael Moorcock
Book Review: Weird of the White Wolf
Weird of the White Wolf is the fourth part of the first of the current set of Elric omnibus volumes, and undoubtedly, this is where things get serious. I mean – there were serious things before, but this is where Elric gets shoved headlong into his destiny (the “Weird” in the title referring the Old
Book Review: Sailor on the Seas of Fate
When I reviewed Fortress of the Pearl, I was partway through the next book in the first of the more recent Elric omnibus collections, and I came to the realization that book was written less with the thought of “How do I fit this story within the larger Elric saga?” and more “I have an
Book (Video) Review: City in the Autumn Stars
We get to the second of the Von Bek books I’ve read (and the last of them I’ll be reading for a while).
The Fortress of the Pearl: Book Review
The Fortress of the Pearl is Michael Moorcock, in 1989, writing a book set between Elric of Melnibone (1972) and Sailor on the Seas of Fate (1976). The current Elric omnibus collections put this in that space in the chronology in their reading order, while my previous video on the Elric reading order recommended reading
Book Review: The Warhound and the World’s Pain
It’s time to get back to Michael Moorcock (in the video reviews) with the first of the Von Bek novels.
City in Autumn Stars: Novel Review
In my review of The Warhound and the World’s Pain, I lamented that the book felt too short, and that the sexual assault sequence served no purpose. I should have noticed the finger curl on the monkey’s paw.
The Warhound and the World’s Pain: Book Review
Michael Moorcock’s Eternal Champion series is interesting to discuss. Some stories have direct analogies to and inversions of Robert E. Howard’s work, like Elric. Others, like Hawkmoon, go in radically different directions. The first Von Bek novel probably falls more into the former camp – feeling like something of an inversion of Solomon Kaine, in
Best Reading Order for The Elric Series
After covering Count Brass, this time I’m taking a look at how best to read the Elric novels.
Vlog: Why I’m Not (Exactly) Reviewing Count Brass
After much deliberation on this point, I’ve decided to talk about why I’m not doing a standard review of the Count Brass Trilogy, by getting to the series excess baggage through what is basically a review.
Book Review – The Runestaff
I’ve come to the last installment of the story of Dorian Hawkmoon with Michael Moorcock‘s book, The Runestaff. Now, the question is, how satisfying is this conclusion?
Book Review – The Sword of the Dawn
I’m continuing with the Hawkmoon series with the third book – The Sword of the Dawn.
Book Review – The Mad God’s Amulet
This week I’m continuing with the Hawkmoon reviews with the second book – The Mad God’s Amulet, and the introduction of the third member of Hawkmoon’s band of heroes.
Book Review – The Jewel in the Skull
This week I’m reviewing a novel by Michael Moorcock. Specifically, I’m taking a look at the first novel in the Hawkmoon series – The Jewel in the Skull.