Elric of Melniboné and Other Stories by Michael Moorcock, Alan Moore

Elric of Melniboné and Other Stories

The Elric Saga #1

Michael Moorcock, Alan Moore

384 pages first pub 2013 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous challenging medium-paced


Here are the first tales of the albino sorcerer-prince Elric: lord of the Dreaming City, last Emperor of Melniboné, traitor, kinslayer. Doomed to wander the multiverse, battered by the whims of Law and Chaos, in thrall to his soul-eating sword, St...

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Community Reviews Summary of 49 reviews


adventurous 100%
dark 100%
mysterious 66%
emotional 33%
hopeful 33%
inspiring 33%
reflective 33%
sad 33%


fast 50%
slow 25%
medium 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 50% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 75% | Yes: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 75% | No: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

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