Foreword by Tad Williams
Feared by enemies and friends alike, Elric of MelnibonE walks a lonely path among the worlds of the Multiverse. The destroyer of his cruel and ancient race, as well as its final ruler, Elric is the bearer of a destiny as dark and cursed as the vampiric sword he carries--the sentient black blade known as Stormbringer.
Del Rey is proud to present the sixth and concluding installment of its definitive omnibus editions featuring fantasy Grand Master Michael Moorcock's most famous--or infamous--creation. Here is the full text of the novel "The Revenge of the Rose, " a screenplay for the novel" Stormbringer, " the novella "Black Petals, " the conclusion to Moorcock's influential "Aspects of Fantasy" essay series and other nonfiction, and an indispensable reader's guide by John Davey.
Sumptuously illustrated by John Picacio, with a Foreword by Tad Williams, "Elric: Swords and Roses "is a fitting tribute to the most unique fantasy hero of all time.
About the Author
Michael Moorcock is a prolific English science fiction and fantasy writer. He is the author of the Eternal Champion books, including the Elric, Corum, and Hawkmoon series, as well as the literary novel "Mother London". He lives in Texas.
Tad Williams is a New York Times and London Sunday Times bestselling author of fantasy and science fiction, with novels translated into more than twenty languages and a global readership. He hosted a syndicated radio show for over a decade, co-created the first completely interactive television program, and is currently involved in film, television, comic books, computer games and other multimedia projects. He and his family live in California.
“MICHAEL MOORCOCK IS MY RELIGION.”—from the Foreword by Tad Williams
“The most significant UK author of sword and sorcery, a form he has both borrowed from and transformed.”—The Encyclopedia of Fantasy
“The greatest writer of post-Tolkien British fantasy.”—Michael Chabon