‘Elric In The Dream Realms’

Elric In The Dream Realms

New York:  Del Rey, 2009 (October 27th) trade-sized paperback;
sub-titled “Chronicles Of The Last Emperor Of Melniboné Volume 5”;
edited by John Davey (uncredited);
original price:  $16·00;
xxii + 421 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  978-0-345-49866-3;
cover artist:  Justin Sweet;

illustrated by Michael Wm. Kaluta;
foreword by Neil Gaiman;
no other (English-language) edition.

Elric In The Dream Realms is an omnibus of one novel & one graphic-novel script plus shorter fiction & non-fiction (see below)…

(Preceded by Chronicles Of The Last Emperor Of Melniboné Volume 4)

p. iv: frontispiece by Justin Sweet;
p. v: Title page;
p. xi: Contents page;
p. xiii: Foreword (non-fiction) by Neil Gaiman;
p. xv: Introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
p. 3: The Fortress Of The Pearl;
p. 213: Elric: The Making Of A Sorcerer: A Graphic Novel Drawn By Walter Simonson (as Elric: The Making Of A Sorcerer only, on contents page) (first appearance in textual form);
p. 347: ‘A Portrait In Ivory’
p. 361: ‘Aspects Of Fantasy (Part 3)’ (non-fiction);
p. 373: ‘Earl Aubec Of Malador: Outline For A Series Of Four Fantasy Novels’ (as Earl Aubec Of Malador only, on contents page) (first appearance);
p. 383: ‘Introduction To The Taiwan Edition Of Elric’ (non-fiction);
p. 389: ‘One Life, Furnished In Early Moorcock’ by Neil Gaiman;
p. 407: ‘Origins: Early Artwork Associated With Elric’s First Appearances In Magazines And Books’ (artwork) by Geoff Taylor, James Cawthorn, “Hugo”, Li-Chin Zhang, Frank Brunner, Simonson, Dawn Wilson and others.

(Followed by Chronicles Of The Last Emperor Of Melniboné Volume 6)

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Elric In The Dream Realms is also available as an e-book: 9780345514981.