‘Elric: The Stealer Of Souls’

Elric: The Stealer Of Souls (1998)

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Clarkston, GA:  White Wolf, 1998 (October) hardcover;
part of the Tale Of The Eternal Champion
(U.S.);
edited by John Davey;
original price:  $22·99;
xiv + 625 pages;
I.S.B.N.: 1-56504-187-9;
cover artist:  Phil Hale
(also interior) + James Cawthorn (map)
;

no British edition (by this title).

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 Stealer Of Souls (1998) is an omnibus containing (pretty much) the entire second half of the primary Elric saga  see below retitled (and revised) from the Stormbringer omnibus (1993).

Hardcover
(+ book-club ed.)
White Wolf trade-sized paperback, 2001 (“First hardcover edition October 1998” on copyright page);
original price:  $16·99;
I.S.B.N.:  1-56504-852-0;
with minor textual amendments
/corrections.

Contents (both editions):-
pp. ii/iii: ‘Elric In The Young Kingdoms’ (map) by James Cawthorn;
p. ix: Introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
p. 1: The Sleeping Sorceress;
p. 131: The Revenge Of The Rose;
p. 327: ‘The Stealer Of Souls’*;
p. 369: ‘Kings In Darkness’* (with Cawthorn) (as ‘Kings in Darkness’ only, on contents page);
p. 401: ‘The Caravan Of Forgotten Dreams’*;
p. 433: Stormbringer*;
p. 616: Elric: A Reader’s Guide’ (non-fiction) by John Davey.

* Includes chapter titles, added for these omnibuses but later dispensed with.

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