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Michael Moorcock is an English writer of science fiction and fantasy, born in 1939.

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Does Pyat actually earn a Special Diploma from the Petrograd Polytechnic?

In Michael Moorcock's Byzantium Endures, we learn about the early career of one "Maxim Arturovitch Pyatnitski" (or, as he comes to be called, Colonel Pyat), whose boyhood is spent in the last days of ...
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How can Rackhir and Elric exist in the same universe?

According to Multiverse.org, both Rackhir and Elric are incarnations of the Eternal Champion. They both clearly exist in Elric's universe, as Rackhir appears several times without any cosmic ...
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Comparing the Giants Badmannah and Rhynn

For a project I'm working on, I came across Yankee in Oz (1972) by Ruth Plumly Thompson. In the story is a giant named Badmannah the Terrible. He, according to the Oz Wikia, "has a magic fishnet, with ...
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Looking for story of Erekose

I've read two stories featuring this character, but both from the perspective of other incarnations of the Eternal Champion- Elric's in the Vanishing Tower and the other from Prince Corum's (though my ...
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Elric: the movie

About a decade ago a discussion emerged at Michael Moorcock's Miscellany forum regarding a series of pictures based on the Elric Saga (aka Chronicles of the Black Sword). If I recall correctly, this ...
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In Moorcock's Multiverse, is Tiddles the same cat as Whiskers?

I'm reading The English Assassin, and a small black and white cat makes an appearance at the Peace Conference Ball. Later, it's being carried by Mrs. Cornelius, and called Tiddles. Aside from not ...
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Is Alsacia meant to be Tanelorn?

In Michael Moorcock's semi-autobiographical fantasy books series, The Sanctuary of the White Friars (starting with The Whispering Swarm), Moorcock travels to a place called Alsacia, a pseudo-medieval ...
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Does Michael Moorcock's Elric pass Bechdel test?

Michael Moorcock positions himself as a strong pro-feminist. As such, one would expect all his works to pass Bechdel test with flying colors. Does "Elric of Melniboné" (which Wikipedia calls his ...
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Why is Jerry Cornelius coloured negative in 'A Cure for Cancer'

In four books of The Cornelius Chronicles by Michael Moorcock, the hero Jerry Cornelius for the duration of the second book, A Cure for Cancer, is coloured in negative. I can't remember if any ...
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Moorcock reading order, Can I start reading Moorcock with the Dancers at the End of Time series?

Where should some one start and how should someone proceed with reading Michael Moorcock? Elric? Nowhere specific? A very specific order? I am asking because there are stories with different ...