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Elric of Melniboné

Author: Michael Moorcock
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 1987, 1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Melniboné: No longer the mighty empire that once dominated the world but a waning kingdom, dependent on trade from the human nations which have begun the challenge her power. On his ruby Throne sits the albino Elric - sorcerer and warrior. A melancholy philosopher at odds with his destiny. As fleets of marauders probe the defences of the Dragon Isle, Elric faces treachery within his own court - from Yyrkoon, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Moorcock
ISBN: 0441203981 : 9780441203987
OCLC Number: 17985685
Notes: "A version of this novel ... was published under the title of The Dreaming City by Lancer Books in 1972 ... This text follows that of the British edition published in 1972 by Hutchinson & Co."--Title page verso.
Description: 181 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Elric of Melnibone --
The fortress of the pearl --
The sailor on the seas of fate --
The dreaming city --
While the gods laugh --
The singing citadel.
Other Titles: Dreaming city
Responsibility: Michael Moorcock.

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Melniboné: No longer the mighty empire that once dominated the world but a waning kingdom, dependent on trade from the human nations which have begun the challenge her power. On his ruby Throne sits the albino Elric - sorcerer and warrior. A melancholy philosopher at odds with his destiny. As fleets of marauders probe the defences of the Dragon Isle, Elric faces treachery within his own court - from Yyrkoon, the cruel and ambitious cousin who dreams of usurping him.

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