‘Elric: The Revenge Of The Rose’

Elric: The Revenge Of The Rose

London: Gollancz trade-sized paperback, 2014 (January 9th);
part of the Michael Moorcock Collection;
edited by John Davey;
original price:  £8·99;
xxiv + 426 pages;

includes ‘Introduction To The Michael Moorcock Collection’ by John Clute (pp. vii–xii);
also includes ‘Introduction To The Michael Moorcock Collection’ by Moorcock (pp. xiii–xviii);
I.S.B.N.:  978-0-575-11410-4;
cover artist:  Robert Gould;

illustrated by James Cawthorn;
foreword by Holly Black;
no American edition.

Elric of Melniboné — proud prince of ruins, kinslayer — call him what you will. He remains, together with maybe Jerry Cornelius, Moorcock’s most enduring, if not always most endearing, character…

Elric: The Revenge Of The Rose is a collection of one novel plus shorter fiction & non-fiction (see below)…

(+ later reprint[s], £9·99)
Copyright page states “Revised versions”, but should be more accurately ‘Versions contain minor textual amendments’.

p. vii‘Introduction To The Michael Moorcock Collection (non-fiction) by John Clute;
p. xiiiIntroduction To The Michael Moorcock Collection (non-fiction) by Moorcock;
p. xixContents page;
pp. xx/xxi: ‘Elric In The Young Kingdoms’ (map) by James Cawthorn;
p. xxiiiDedication page;
p. 1: Foreword (non-fiction) by Holly Black;
p. 3: The Revenge Of The Rose;
p. 253: ‘The Stealer Of Souls’;
p. 301: Kings In Darkness’ (with Cawthorn) (as ‘Kings in Darkness’ only, on contents page);
p. 337: The Caravan Of Forgotten Dreams (The Flame Bringers) (as ‘The Caravan Of Forgotten Dreams’ only, on contents page);
p. 375: The Last Enchantment (Jesting With Chaos) (as ‘The Last Enchantment’ only, on contents page);
p. 387: ‘To Rescue Tanelorn…’;
p. 421: ‘Introduction To The French Omnibus Edition Of Elric (non-fiction);
pp. 425/426: Acknowledgements pages.

Elric: The Revenge Of The Rose is also available as an e-book: 9780575114241.