‘Elric: To Rescue Tanelorn’

Elric: To Rescue Tanelorn

New York:  Del Rey, 2008 (July 29th) trade-sized paperback;
sub-titled “Chronicles Of The Last Emperor Of Melniboné Volume 2”;
edited by John Davey (uncredited);
original price:  $15·00;
xxiv + 471 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  978-0-345-49863-2;
cover artist:  Michael Wm. Kaluta (also interior);

foreword by Walter Mosley;
no other (English-language) edition.

Elric: To Rescue Tanelorn is a collection of short fiction (not all of which is related directly to the Elric Saga; see below)…

(Preceded by Chronicles Of The Last Emperor Of Melniboné Volume 1)

p. iv: frontispiece by Michael Wm. Kaluta;
p. v: Title page;
p. xi: Contents page;
p. xiii: ‘Foreword: My Eternal Champion’ (non-fiction) by Walter Mosley;
p. xv: Introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
p. 3: ‘The Eternal Champion’;
p. 61: ‘To Rescue Tanelorn…’;
p. 97: The Last Enchantment’ (Jesting With Chaos);
p. 111: ‘The Greater Conqueror’;
p. 161: ‘Master Of Chaos’ (Earl Aubec);
p. 179: ‘Phase 1: A Jerry Cornelius Story’ (from The Final Programme; first appearance in standalone form);
p. 233: ‘The Singing Citadel’;
p. 271: The Jade Man’s Eyes’;
p. 321: ‘The Stone Thing: A Tale Of Strange Parts’ (as ‘The Stone Thing’ only, on contents & title pages);
p. 327: ‘Elric At The End Of Time’;
p. 375: The Black Blade’s Song’ (The White Wolf’s Song);
p. 407: ‘Crimson Eyes’;
p. 423: ‘Sir Milk-and-Blood’;
p. 435: ‘The Roaming Forest: A Tale Of The Red Archer’ (as ‘The Roaming Forest’ only, on contents & title pages);
p. 461: ‘Origins: Early Artwork Associated With Elric’s First Appearances In Magazines And Books’  (as ‘Origins’ only, on contents page) (artwork) by Gerard Quinn, James Cawthorn, Virgil Finlay, Bob Haberfield, Rodney Matthews and Eric Parker.

(Followed by Chronicles Of The Last Emperor Of Melniboné Volume 3)

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Elric: To Rescue Tanelorn is also available as an e-book: 9780345507105.